FANDOM



2018 NPS photo T. Carmack via N. Boak 8/8/2019

906 2018 NPS photo T. Carmack via N. Boak 8/8/2019

Subadult Female

Year First Identified:  2018 as an independent 2.5 year-old subadult, 2016 year of birth

Known Offspring Of:   There is speculation in the 2018 bear monitoring notes that 906 is the female offspring of 854 Divot's 2016 litter, however there is no way to really confirm the link between subadults to the mother and siblings without DNA results.

Genetics Study Samples Obtained:  There were no known genetics study samples obtained from 906 by Ranger Michael Saxton from 2016 through 2018. 


Identification:

Add here

Distinctive Behaviors:

Add here

Life History:

2016:  Spring Cub with 854 Divot and Littermates 904 & 905 

906 is believed to be one of three offspring from 854 Divot's 2016 litter of 3 spring cubs; 854 Divot's 2nd known litter.

2017:  Yearling with 854 Divot and Littermates 904 & 905

906 is believed to be one of three yearlings that remained with 854 Divot during the 2017 season.

2018:  Newly Emancipated 2.5 Year-Old Female Subadult

There is speculation in the 2018 bear monitoring notes that 906 is the female offspring of 854 Divot's 2016 litter, however there is no way to really confirm the link between subadults to the mother and siblings without DNA results.  906 is believed to have been successfully emancipated by 854 Divot in 2018 along with her littermates 904 & 905 .  

2018 Season:

On August 8, 2019 a 2018 NPS photo of subadult 906 by T. Carmack was shared in the chat via Katmai Conservancy Ranger Naomi Boak. It is unclear whether the photo was taken in July or the fall of 2018

2019:  3.5 Year-Old Female Subadult

September 2019:

2019.09.15:  Could this be 906 in Bonnie Hankins' (aka NutsBoutBears) photograph from her trip to Brooks Camp? (p 01/04/2020 09:56 ): Bonnie Hankins (aka NutsBoutBears) shared these additional September 15, 2019 photographs (#2 , #3 & #4 ) (the 1st photopgraph had previously been shared) of the same bear (p 01/04/2020 15:31 ).:

Please request Bonnie Hankins' (aka NutsBoutBears) permission prior to using her photographs!

2020:  4.5 Year-Old Female Subadult

For future use.

Known Courting & Mating:  None Known as of 2018 Season

Add here

Known Relatives:

Mother:  854 Divot, Speculated

854 Divot is believed to be 904's mother.

Father:  Unknown

Littermates:  904 & 905 

904 :  Speculated

904 is believed to be 854 Divot's dark eyed 2016 male offspring.  904 was initially classified as an independent 2.5 year-old subadult during the 2018 season.

906 :  Speculated

906 is believed to be 854 Divot's 2016 female offspring.  906 was initially classified as an independent 2.5 year-old subadult during the 2018 season.

Siblings:

2013 Maternal Siblings:  854 Divot's 2013 Litter of 2 Spring Cubs

600 :  Speculated

600 is believed to be the only surviving offspring from 854 Divot's 2013 litter of 2 spring cubs.  600 was initially classified as a 2.5 year-old female subadult in 2015.  

Maternal Grandmother:  216 Marilyn , DNA Confirmation 216 Marilyn is 854 Divot's Mother

216 Marilyn is the mother of 854 Divot.  If 854 Divot is 904's mother then 216 Marilyn would be 904's maternal grandfather.  

Maternal Grandfather:  24 BB (aka Bald Butt), DNA Confirmation 24 BB is 854 DIvot's Father

24 BB (aka Bald Butt) is the father of 854 Divot.  If 854 Divot is 904's mother then 24 would be 904's maternal grandfather.

Maternal Great Aunt:  790 Weevil Bear

Genetics Study Samples Obtained:

2016:  None, Cubs Were Not Sampled in 2016

906 is believed to have been a spring cub in 2016.  Cubs were not sampled for Ranger Michael Saxton's genetics study in 2016.

2017:  None, Cubs Were Not Sampled in 2017

906 is believed to have been a yearling in 2017.  Cubs were not sampled for Ranger Michael Saxton's genetics study in 2017.

2018:  None Known, Successful or Unsuccessful

There are no known genetics study samples obtained from 906 by Ranger Michael Saxton in 2018.  

2019:  For Future Use

906 wiki page created 2018.10.30 17.51 ~ LTC

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.