The geographic differences between these two brown bear subspecies has also led to differences in size

Though Kodiak bears and grizzly bears are part of the same species of brown bear, they are different

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GRIZZLY & KODIAK BEARS

Brown bears (Ursus arctos) are among the largest living carnivores on the planet. Within the species there is considerable variation between individuals, which has led to the formation of two different subspecies — Kodiak bears (Ursus arctos middendorff) and grizzlies (Ursus arctos horribilis). Grizzly bears are the more common of the subspecies and are sometimes listed interchangeably with brown bears.

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