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What are some of the largest bears ever killed by hunters?

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Some of the largest trophy bear kills include a grizzly bear shot in 2013 that measured 27 6/16 inches on the Boone and Crockett Club standard and a brown bear felled in 1952 scoring 30 12/16 inches. The record for a black bear kill is 23 10/16 inches.

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The Boone and Crockett Club keeps world records for bear hunting. The measurement, which accounts only for the size of the bear's skull, combines the length and width to produce a total score in inches. Before official measurement is taken, the hunter must allow the skull to dry for at least 60 days.

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