• Day15

    Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Centre

    August 22, 2019 in the United States ⋅ 🌧 13 °C

    The Wildlife Refuge Centre demonstrates to visitors the key role that the wildlife refuges of the US and, in particular, Kodiak, have in preserving and maintaining native and migratory species. All of the exhibits are models in realistic setttings.
    We learn that the Kodiak Bear is a brown bear but much larger than their mainland counterparts, the Grizzlies. The bear density near Karluk Lake is estimated to be 220 bears per square mile. Density for Grizzlies on the mainland (Denali NP) is 1 bear/12 sq miles.
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