Black bears live only in North America. They make their homes as far north as Alaska and as far south as Mexico. They typically live in well-forested areas but sometimes populate mountains and swamplands. Black bears are... More »

Black bears can live up to 30 years, though their average lifespan is only 10 years. The discrepancy is due to interactions with humans, as 90 percent of adult black bear deaths are due to gunfire, traps or vehicular acc... More »

Black bears generally live in thickly forested areas of Canada, the United States and Mexico. In the U.S., they are mostly found in New England, along the Rocky Mountains and in the Pacific Northwest, with smaller popula... More »

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Black bears generally live in thickly forested areas of Canada, the United States and Mexico. In the U.S., they are mostly found in New England, along the Rocky Mountains and in the Pacific Northwest, with smaller popula... More »

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Black bears do not have any real predators except for humans and the destruction they cause to the environment. Conversely, black bears prey upon white-tailed deer fawns, small woodland mammals and beaver only when prese... More »

Black bear hibernation involves five phases: normal activity, excessive eating and drinking, fall transition, hibernation and walking hibernation. The duration and timing of phases depends on region and food availability... 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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