Two American Bears
How can you tell a grizzly bear from a black bear? Although the grizzly bear is in the brown bear family, you cannot tell it from a black bear just by fur color. Black bears are frequently black, but they can also be brown Brown bears are also occasionally black!
One of the surest ways to tell these two bears apart is by
the structures of their heads. A grizzly bear has a short,
stubby snout and a broadhead. Its ears are round and
small. A black bear has a much longer, pointed snout
and longer ears.
Remember: whether a bear is black or brown, keep your distance!
What is the passage mostly about?
Which of the following is not a good way to tell a grizzly bear from a black bear?
Why does the author tell you to keep your distance from bears whether they are black or brown?
Read this sentence from the passage: A black bear has a much longer, pointed snout and long ears. A snout is a bear ’s.
The brown bear family includes.