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Arctos
Arctos
Multi-Institution, Multi-Collection Museum Database


DMNS Mammals 6840
Ursus arctos horribilis
San Juan Mountains, Upper Navajo River near headwaters
North America, United States, Colorado, Conejos County
23 September 1979
partial skeleton; skin (tanned)

Mammal Database
 
Ursus arctos horribilis
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Carnivora Ursidae Ursinae Ursus arctos horribilis
Identified by Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife on 1980-06-04
Nature of ID: field
Remarks: Identifed by Dick Weldon (CO DWM)
Ursus arctos
sensu Miller et al. 2006
Identified by Lisette Waits, Craig R. Miller, P. Joyce
Nature of ID: molecular data
Remarks: ID from citation in Miller et al. 2006.
Ursus arctos
sensu Jacoby et al. 1999
Identified by T. Hanley, Charles Robbins, Michael E. Jacoby, Grant V. Hilderbrand, Christopher Servheen, Charles C. Schwartz, Stephen M. Arthur, Robert Michener
Nature of ID: published referral
Remarks: ID from citation in Jacoby et al. 1999.
Citations
voucher of Ursus arctos, page 927 in Jacoby et al. 1999
Determination Type: accepted place of collection
assigned by John R. Demboski on 1979-09-23
Higher Geography: North America, United States, Colorado, Conejos County
Verbatim Locality: Near headwaters of the Navajo River
Specific Locality: San Juan Mountains, Upper Navajo River near headwaters
Locality Remarks: From "Grizzly Attack in Colorado, The Ed Wiseman Story" by Deb Carpenter-Nolting
Collecting Method: Killed by hand-held arrow
Collecting Source: wild caught
Event Date: 23 September 1979
Verification Status: unverified
Coordinates: 37.231388 / -106.644251
Verbatim Coordinates: 37.2533/-106.6453
Datum: World Geodetic System 1984
Error: 75 m
Georeference Source: GeoLocate
Georeference Protocol: GeoLocate
Elevation 3120 to 3310 m
Collectors
Ed Wiseman
Preparators
Dick Baumfalk, Bob Rouse
Identifiers
GenBank: DQ914365
original identifier: Colorado Division of Wildlife seal4605
  Details
Part Name Condition Qty Remarks
partial skeleton excellent 1 missing right front leg and scapula
skin (tanned) very good 1
sex: female
Colorado Division of Wildlife, Denver, 1979-09-23
unformatted measurements: Weight estimated at 350-400 pounds
  Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife, 2008-06-04
age class: adult
  Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife, 1979-10-03
  Remark: 16-20 years old based on tooth growth rings
Remarks: Last grizzly bear known from Colorado. Donated to DMNS by the Colorado Division of Wildlife on 04 June 1980.
Accession
Media
 
Skeleton of last known grizzly bear from Colorado

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Media Details
Skeleton of last known grizzly bear from Colorado

 
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