The Kermode Bear (Ursus americanus kermodei is one of the rarest bears in the world. It is a black bear that has a white/creamy fur, which is produced by a recessive gene. He lives principally in the central and north coast of British Columbia in Canada.Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada

The Kermode Bear (Ursus americanus kermodei is one of the rarest bears in the world. It is a black bear that has a white/creamy fur, which is produced by a recessive gene.

Spirit bear of British Columbia // Charlie-Russell-057 Spirit Bear - Kermode

Charlie-RUrsus Americanus – colour – black, bluish-black, brown, white (Kermode or Spirit

Neither albino nor polar bear, the spirit bear (also known as the Kermode bear) is a white variant of the North American black bear, and it's found almost exclusively in the Great Bear Rainforest on Canada's western coast. White fur occurs in only one of every 40 to 100 black bears on the British Columbia mainland coast, but the trait is especially pronounced on certain islands in the Great Bear Rainforest.

The Kermode Bear, or Spirit Bear: a sub-species of the American black bear. Only found in what is known as the Great Bear Rain Forest located in west-central British Columbia and a few adjacent islands.

This is the rare Kermode Bear, also known as a spirit bear

A "Kermode" Bear! Handy if you get caught short and need to go to the Loo! :-) x This is the rare Kermode Bear, also known as a spirit bear

The Kermode Bear, or Spirit Bear is unique to the Great Bear region

Read "Touching Spirit Bear" by Ben Mikaelson.The Kermode Bear also known as the "spirit bear" ~ is a subspecies of the Black Bear living in the Central and North Coast of British Columbia, Canada

Great Bear Rainforest -  Sibling spirit bear cubs patiently wait for their mother to catch a salmon.

(kermode bears) Great Bear Rainforest - Sibling spirit bear cubs patiently wait for their mother to catch a salmon.

“ The great bear rainforest in British Columbia is one of the largest coastal temperate rain forests in the world, with twenty five thousand square miles of mist shrouded fjords and densely forested...

Kermode Bear, the Spirit Bear - British Columbia. “ The great bear rainforest in British Columbia is one of the largest coastal temperate rain forests in the world, with twenty five thousand square miles of mist shrouded fjords and densely forested.

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Sibling spirit bears, from BC’s Great Bear Rainforest. Photo by Ian McAllister at Pacific Wild

Spirit Bear from the Great Bear Rainforest (Canada)

Like ginger hair and freckles, kermode bears are. - Like ginger hair and freckles, kermode bears are the recipients of a set of recessive color traits. Kermode and black cubs often occur together. This kermode mother has a black cub.

The Kermode bear (pron. kerr-MO-dee), also known as a "spirit bear" (particularly to the Native tribes of Alaska), is a subspecies of the American Black Bear living in the central and north coast of British Columbia, Canada. It is noted for about 1/10 of their population having white or cream-coloured coats.

Spirit Bear Kermode bear is also known as the spirit bear or ghost bear because of its rarity and because a small percentage of them have white coats. The species Ursus kermodei was named in 1905 in honor of Francis Kermode, a zoologist

A Kermode bear (a.k.a. spirit bear), a subspecies of the North American black bear, stands in the waters of the Great Bear Rainforest, located along British Columbia’s central and northern coast. By Bill Cubitt

A Kermode bear (a. spirit bear), a subspecies of the North American black bear, stands in the waters of the Great Bear Rainforest, located along British Columbia’s central and northern coast. By Bill Cubitt

Neither albino nor polar bear, the spirit bear (also known as the Kermode bear) is a white variant of the North American black bear and is extremely rare (about 400-1000 in the wild)

See a Spirit Bear in person! Neither albino nor polar bear, the spirit bear (also known as the Kermode bear) is a white variant of the North American black bear and is extremely rare (about in the wild)

Spirit bear fishing salmon. The Kermode Bear (Ursus americanus kermodei is one of the rarest bears in the world. It is a black bear that has a white/creamy fur, which is produced by a recessive gene. He lives principally in the central and north coast of British Columbia in Canada.Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada www.daisygilardini.com

Kermode or Spirit Bear - Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada

Spirit bear--blonde black bear---Mother and baby were caught by a camera hidden by a blind

In pictures: The Spirit Bear, the rare 'blonde' black bear of Canada's western coast

"Spirit Bear" "Blonde Black Bear" "Kermode Bear": Mother and baby were caught by a camera hidden by a blind

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