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    Wow! Wouldn't it be neat to know the story of that old boys life, thanks for sharing with us!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Colorado Cowboy View Post
    I'm no expert on bears, but this one looks really old. Scars, muzzle and face just look like he (guess it's a male) he been around awhile. Massive claws....

    Really cool pictures, thanks for posting them.
    I was thinking the same thing CC.
    He obviously is still mixing it up with the younger ones.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikeepitcold View Post
    Dang. He sure looks old and fat. Some good eatin on those Salmon.
    With those worn out teeth, soft salmon is probably all he can chew!
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    Thanks all...this bear is at McNeil refuge. Unhuntable but arguably the finest place on the planet to study bear behavior, which may come in handy next spring.

    The biologists figured this old boar at 22+ years, which is old in the bear world. The unusual penis sheath and testicle area on him apparently is the result of a fight...I didn't walk out and poke around there to find out, call me a chicken if you must! I watched him argue with another really large bear but no one wanted to fight with him that I saw, including me!

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    He looks old and grumpy! They are awesome animals.
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    Here's a few more. The other end of the size spectrum. I could probably wear you out...I took almost 2000 photos in 2 days!








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    Great pics! Thanks for sharing with us! 22+ years is pretty amazing!


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    Bob,

    Those are awesome pics. I really need to get up there & hang out with you for a week!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eberle View Post
    Bob,

    Those are awesome pics. I really need to get up there & hang out with you for a week!
    Byron,

    Your'e welcome here anytime, just let me know when.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BKC View Post
    Huge bear. In picture #2, what is the deal with his nut sack? It looks as if there is something wrong with him.
    I thought the same thing. Was wondering if it was just a weird angle on photo or if he was that well endowed? Lol.

 

 

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