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Who's who? Print casts of grizzly (top) and black bear (bottom).

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Who's who?  These are print casts of front and back paw prints of a grizzly bear (top) and black bear (bottom). The casts on the right are the front paws of each species; the casts on the left are the back.  How do you tell? 

Grizzly/brown bear toes are closer together and form a fairly straight line above the paw pad. On a black bear, the toes are further apart and form more of an arc above the paw pad. For more on accurately identifying these two bears species, visit: