What was the largest grizzly bear ever killed?

Alaska hunter kills record grizzly bear. Hunter Larry Fitzgerald of Fairbanks, Alaska, displays the record grizzly bear he killed. The bear’s skull measured 27 6/16, making it the largest grizzly taken by a hunter ever recorded.

What was the largest grizzly bear ever recorded?

Alaskan grizzly largest ever taken by hunter. This big bruin, taken in 2013 near Fairbanks, Alaska, by Larry Fitzgerald of Fairbanks, scored 27-6/16. It missed the World’s Record mark by 7/16 of an inch but is the largest grizzly ever taken by a hunter. The record is from a skull that was found.

What is the largest bear killed in Alaska?

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By decree of the Boone and Crockett Club, the nearly nine-foot grizzly bear taken by Larry Fitzgerald (not the Cardinals’ wide receiver) near Fairbanks, Alaska, in 2013 is now officially the largest bear ever killed by a hunter.

What’s bigger Kodiak or grizzly?

Kodiak bears are among the largest of all bears (averaging slightly smaller than polar bears), and males can reach weights of up to 1,500 pounds and are able to stand up to 10 feet tall when on their hind legs. Grizzly bears can weigh up to 1,150 pounds.

Was the bear real in Game of Thrones?

In the recent interview, Christie confirmed that HBO had cast a real live bear for the part rather than resorting to CGI. Apparently, the bear was a bit of a diva, and was given a lot of wild bonuses in order to keep it from eating Gwendoline Christie.

Which animal kills humans the most?


Source: CNET
Animal Humans killed per year
1 Mosquitoes 1,000,000
2 Humans (homicides only) 475,000
3 Snakes 50,000

What was the biggest bear ever shot?

The largest polar bear ever recorded was shot in Kotzebue Sound , Alaska in 1960 weighing a grizzly 1002 kilograms or 2210 pounds and stood 11 feet 11 inches. While on the Amundsen expedition to the North Pole (1922) Carl Hansen is said to have shot a 13 foot Polar bear. See his Obit in the Seattle newspaper.

What was the largest bear ever killed?

The largest bear ever killed in North America was from Kodiak Island, with a total skull size of 78.1 cm (30.7 in), and eight of the top 10 brown bears listed in the Boone and Crockett record book are from Kodiak.

What is the biggest bear ever recorded?

The largest bear ever recorded was a Kodiak (Brown Bear) and the largest bear on average is a Polar Bear. The polar bear has an average weight of 900 to 1,500 pounds and is considered the world’s largest bear with the brown bear , averaging 500 to 900 pounds a close second.

What was the biggest bear killed in Alaska?

The largest polar bear on record, reportedly weighing 1,002 kg (2,209 lb), was a male shot at Kotzebue Sound in northwestern Alaska in 1960. This specimen, when mounted, stood 3.39 m (11 ft 1 in) tall on its hindlegs.