The black bear is a small bear found in North America that has short strong claws, making it an excellent tree climber. Black bears can be various shades of black, brown and cinnamon colors. There is a rare subset of thi... More »

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The black bear is formally known as the American Black Bear, because it is native to North America. The black bear is medium in size, and is the most widely distributed species of bear in North America. Black bears are o... More »

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The polar bear is a carnivorous marine mammal that lives exclusively in the Arctic. A female polar bear typically gives birth to one or two cubs per litter. Male adult polar bears can weigh as much as 1700 pounds and be ... More »

The black bear is formally known as the American Black Bear, because it is native to North America. The black bear is medium in size, and is the most widely distributed species of bear in North America. Black bears are o... More »

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The black bear is the most common type of bear in North America. It climbs trees well and usually lives in forest environments, although it also lives in mountainous or swampy regions. Its coat may be bluish-gray, bluish... More »

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The main differences between a black bear and a grizzly bear are in the size of the shoulders, the shape of the face and the length of the claws. Grizzly bears have a distinct shoulder hump that black bears don't have. G... More »

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The American black bear is an omnivore found across North America. Black bears mostly eat plant foods supplemented by carrion. Black bears prefer forested areas with sparse human habitation. Cubs are sometimes killed by ... More »