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Alaska brown bear, specimen measurement chart for Alaska Brown Bear Group, Hall of North American Mammals

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“Alaska brown bear, specimen measurement chart for Alaska Brown Bear Group, Hall of North American Mammals,” Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed December 16, 2018, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8105.

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Alaska brown bear, specimen measurement chart for Alaska Brown Bear Group, Hall of North American Mammals

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Canoe Bay -- Aleutians East -- Alaska -- United States

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Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969

1939-06-09

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15 x 9.75 in

Alaska Brown Bear Group

This item contains a specimen measurement chart of an Alaska brown bear. A set of measurements for the bear's lower back is accompanied by a question mark, indicating some uncertainty in an otherwise precisely measured specimen.

Brown Bear; N.A.; Alaskan brown bear shot by Francis Colby for American Museum. 1939 June; Number - 2; Date - June 9, 1939; Sex - Male; Location - Canoe Bay; Circumference - C; Depth - D; Thickness - T*; Total length and length from ham to shoulder; Thin - nothing in belly. No fat outside - a little inside; Wt. 1150 plus blood; Range 63 yds. 3 shots .405. 2 in spine; Save complete skeletons; Skin removed for all body measurements except height and length; Eye to end of nose; Use calipers; stamped: "James L. Clark American Museum of Natural History New York"

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Salemy, Mohammad

Nature, Knowledge and the Knower: James L. Clark Archives and the Creation of Habitat Dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History, a web project created in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree in Critical Curatorial Studies at the University of British Columbia, October 28, 2011 to January 14, 2012

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