Alaska's Grizzly Bears Drop Salmon for Berries as Climate Changes

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Literature
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McKenna, Phil. 2017. Alaska's Grizzly Bears Drop Salmon for Berries as Climate Changes.
Year Published: 
2017
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When Kodiak Island's elderberries started ripening earlier, its iconic bears changed their diet. It's another ecological shift amid climate change, scientists say.

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climate change, alaska, Kodiak, grizzly bear, brown bear, salmon, seasonal diet, elderberries, berries, ecology