Look at the size of this grizzly bear paw

From West Coast Native News: "This is how big a grizzly bears paw is – by the way, the bear is sedated and about to be tagged."

Lauren Shutt emailed to let me know that the above information is incorrect:

Hi Mark, I wanted to contact you about the photo of a woman holding a grizzly paw.

The bear is not sedated for tagging, it was shot and killed by my brother, Charlie Shutt, outside of Anchorage. The woman you see holding the paw, Brandi Houser, is a friend of the family who was with him when the bear was killed. She posted the photo to her Facebook page, someone copied it onto Reddit, and it's been making the rounds ever since.

She also suppled additional photos:

Brandiwithbear

Charliewithbear

Charliewithbear2

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