'Metabolic' bear shot in Hokkaido tips scales at 400 kg

National Oct 11, 2015

'Metabolic' bear shot in Hokkaido tips scales at 400 kg

A brown bear shot dead last month in Monbetsu, Hokkaido, was so big — about 400 kg — that residents are jokingly calling it the "metabolic" bear, it has been learned. "Even a 300-kg bear would be considered big," said a 71-year-old man who belongs ...