How Many Grizzly Bear Cubs 2 of 2

resting grizzly bear cubsAs in yesterdays post this mother grizzly had been turning over rocks. This inter-tidal zone “food” is high in protein and is made up of crab, clams, barnacles, amphipods and other tiny invertebrates. The “beach food” is important because plant food is relatively scarce during spring and bears will continue to loose weight until well into June. This photo from July 23 shows her triplets taking a break while mother continues to graze on the protein rich sedge grass.