Brute force and dominance is key in bear families; it's a part of their way of living in their group. Mature males are in the top of the hierarchy while younger bears, females and children are at the bottom. However, they can still have loose hierarchies within their own small groups. Often the dominant males will manifest their power by acting aggressively towards others that is forced to submit, and when it comes to sharing, bears are certainly not that willing. Food is something you eat for yourself and each bear will have to get its own food. So if you are looking for a good old-fashioned patriarchy, you should consider becoming a bear.
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