National Geographic : 1935 Aug
©Wendell Chapman THIS MOTHER GRIZZLY BEAR EVIDENTLY TOLD HER THREE CUBS TO "STAY THERE -AND THEY DID! The youngsters know by experience that the old bear will return and knock them end over end if they disobey.Twins aretherule ingrizzly families, buttriplets are not uncommon. Newborn cubs are small as pups, often weighing less than two pounds. They are taught earlyinlife toclimb trees forprotection, but, unlike the black bear, their parents always stay on the ground. The grizzly's diet is strangely varied, ranging from elk and deer tofish, berries, grass, and ants.