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, 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.
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.
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.