American Black Bear Ursus americanus

American Black Bear
American Black Bear with cream chest marking
The American Black bear is native mainly to the northern part of north America and is America's and the world's most common bear.
American Black Bear with light muzzle
American Black Bear
American Black Bear
It can be brown and blonde as well as black and often has brown muzzle and/or cream chest markings. Although a massive bear, it is far smaller than the brown Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos).
American Black Bear face
American Black Bear
American Black Bear
Males and females have a similar appearance but males are usually significantly larger.
American Black Bear face
American Black Bear
American Black Bear
They are omnivores eating fruit, vegetation, meat and fish. They like to wallow in water.
American Black Bear face
American Black Bear "I'm sorry"
American Black Bear