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Black Bear

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Featured: Black Bear

Footage of the black bear courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Defenders Web Pages

Species at Risk: Florida Black Bear

External Links

International Association for Bear Research & Management


Tahoe Council For Wild Bears

BEAR League

American Bear Association

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