July 08, 2009 | Tips from Travellers >
Houston, Car / Truck / Motorcycle
BIG BIG BEAR!!!
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Weighing 975 pounds and eleven feet in height, ranchers in the Hungary hill area had complained for many years about the live stock going missing. Everyone knew the culprit was a grizzly bear though how large the bear was, was a huge shock to locals and officers.
The Grizzly bear is on a display at the Houston BC local visitor information center just on highway 16. With a salmon in his mouth (we all know what the bear likes to eat). The bear had been shot by Control officers who work for the BC cattleman's association, about 17km west of Houston on Hungary hill. The bear age is to be beileved somewhere between 18-22 and the father of a similar bear on display at the Smithers airport.
To gain a full apprecaiation for the size and how powerful the bear looks, stop in Houston BC at the Visitor Information centre and have a close-up of the bear.