Fact dump about Kodiak
Island and it's bears
-Alaska's Kodiak Island rests just 30 miles off the mainland in the Gulf of
-Kodiak supports some of the largest land-based carnivores in the world, a unique bear population that has been genetically isolated for 12,000 years.
-An estimated 3,500 bears live on
Kodiak, which gives it a population density of 0.7 bears per square mile.
-The world's record brown bear was hunted on Kodiak.