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

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

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 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.

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.

The Kermode Bear, or Spirit Bear is unique to the Great Bear region, British Columbia, Canada.

The Kermode Bear also known as the "spirit bear" ~ subspecies of the Black Bear living in Central and North Coast of British Columbia, Canada & in Alaska. Special to see this bear.

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...

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.

Kermode “Spirit” Bear by Paul Burwell Kermode “Spirit” Bear walking along a log over a river in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada. These bears are not albinos. Rather, they are a...

beautiful-wildlife: “ Kermode “Spirit” Bear by Paul Burwell Kermode “Spirit” Bear walking along a log over a river in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada. These bears are not.

Photo by Ian McAllister of a Spirit bear and a black bear. Spirit bear is the…

Sibling spirit bears, from BC’s Great Bear Rainforest. Photo by Ian McAllister at Pacific Wild via our friends at Toque & Canoe. (at Great Bear Rainforest)

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

Spirit bear and his mom, posted via valscrapbook.tumblr.com

Some bears are not albino, they have a recessive "blond" gene. Much like Labrador retrievers can come in black or blond.

spirit bear cub | ... SOLD ] Tarlo, a Kermode 'Spirit' Bear cub by 'Bear' Bottoms Originals

Tarlo, a Kermode 'Spirit' Bear cub by 'Bear' Bottoms Originals / Teddy Bears & Pals / Teddy Talk: Creating, Collecting, Connecting

The rare bear bunch! Rare ‘white’ black beast captured on camera is not a polar…

The rare bear bunch! Rare ‘white’ black beast captured on camera is not a polar bear

Kermode Bear (the rare Spirit Bear) ~ In a moss-draped rain forest in British Columbia ~ towering red cedars live a thousand years, and black bears are born with white fur

Spirit bear siblings in the Great Bear Rainforest. Photo: Ian McAllister #exploreBC

Enjoy this stunning photo essay from Ian McAllister on the Great Bear Rainforest and its incredible biodiversity. Spirit Bear Lodge offers wildlife, bear watching tours and Aboriginal culture in BC's Great Bear Rainforest.

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