Photo category:
Mixed forest of continental Greece
Vertebrates specimen collection
Natural History Museum of Crete exhibition

  • Photo taken by:
    Trikali, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Brown Bear
Mixed forest of continental Greece diorama

Photo of a Brown Bear, Ursus arctos, Europe’s largest, terrestrial living carnivore. In winter it hibernates in caves or dens that it digs. It is omnivorous. It gives birth to 1 - 2 young, every 3 years or more. In natural conditions it can live up to 30 years.