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.

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

Kermode/Spirit Bear by Brad Hill

Kermode/Spirit Bear by Brad Hill

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)

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Canadian wildlife and nature photographer John E. Marriott shares photographic advice, tall tales, and beautiful pictures from his photography adventures in the Canadian wilds and beyond.

Rare Kermode (Spirit Bear)  The rare Kermode Bear is a subspecies of the American Black Bear. One out of 10 Kermode Bears have a white or cream-coloured coat due to a unique recessive gene. They are neither albino nor related to polar bears. Because of their ghost-like appearance, these bears hold a special place in the legends of First Nations peoples, who created the name, “Spirit Bear”.

Rare Kermode (spirit bear) bear, due to a recessive gene it has a white or cream-colored coat.it is a subspecies of the American Black Bear

Spirit Bear

The Kermode Bear - Ursus Amaricanus Kermodei - also known as a "spirit bear" is a subspecies of the Northen American Black Bear living in the central and north coast of British Columbia.

Kermode Bear "Spirit Bear", Great Bear Rain Forest in British Columbia, Canada

Spirit Bear – Coastal British Columbia, Canada--Or a Polar Bear, lost!

Treed Spirit Bear / Kermode

Spirit bear in tree The Kermode Bear (Ursus americanus kermodei) is one of the rarest bears in the world. This is just one in a series of some incredible photos of the Kermode, shot in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada.

Spirit bear, Canada.

Spirit Bear climbing in crab apple trees along BC coastline; British Columbia in wild.

Kermode 'Spirit' Bear Cub (Ursus americanus kermodei) Canada

Spirit Bear Aka Kermode Cub Greeting Card for Sale by Melody Watson

spirit bear

kermode bear, also known as spirit bear. a subspecies of north american black bear living in central & north coast of british columbia, canada. only about of their population have white or cream-coloured coats. photo by nathan lovas.

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