Bear years to human years

bear years to human years

Do you want to convert bear years to human years? Depending on the species, the lifespan of a bear can be anywhere between 10 and 20 years, and they can live up to 25 years. If we take an average life expectancy as 15 years, we could say that 1 bear year equals 4.27 human years.

But to convert bear age to human age more precisely, you'll need to take the bear's life stage into consideration. This is where our bear age calcuclator will come in handy

Bear years to human years calculator

Convert bear years to human years using our online bear age converter:




How do bears age?

Bears have 6 main life stages:

  1. From birth to 1 year – baby bear (cub)
  2. From 1 to 2 years – a yearling bear
  3. From 3 years to 3 years – teenage bear
  4. From 4 to 7 years – young adult bears
  5. From 8 to 15 years – middle-aged bears
  6. From 16 years – old bears

The oldest bear

The oldest bear known was Dabby the polar bear who lived for 41-42 years (and that would equal 221-227 years in human age!)