Grizzly - An occasional huge male grizzly has been recorded which greatly exceeds ordinary size with weights reported up to 680 kg (1,500 lb) Although variable from blond to nearly black grizzly bear fur is typically brown in color with white tips. The pronounced hump on their shoulders is a good way to distinguish a black bear from a grizzly bear as black bears do not have this hump.
Grizzly Bear ~ can reach a weight of 400 to 800 pounds, with the male being nearly twice as heavy as the female. When standing on its hind feet, it can reach up to 8 feet tall. Despite its huge size, it can run at speeds up to 35 miles per hour. The most common reason for a grizzly attack is a female fearing for her cubs. Hungry or ill bears may also attack humans.