American black bear

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Noun1.American black bear - brown to black North American bearAmerican black bear - brown to black North American bear; smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear
bear - massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
Euarctos, genus Euarctos - American black bears; in some classifications not a separate genus from Ursus
cinnamon bear - reddish-brown color phase of the American black bear
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This includes the cougar, wolf, and a subspecies of the American black bear with a white coat, called the Kermode bear.
Asian black bears -- closely related to the American black bear -- live in mountains and forests from Japan to China and across the Himalayas to India.
ANIMALS p19 there are eight species of bear in the world - the North American black bear, the brown bear, the Asiatic black bear, the sloth bear, the polar bear, the panda bear, the sun bear and the spectacled bear.
It is comparable to the Andean spectacled bear, which is found in South America, but it was much larger, more like the size of an American black bear.
The American black bear (Ursus americanus) makes an interesting model for studying spatial variation in SSD (Kennedy et al., 2014).
Jackson (Associate Professor with the University of Central Oklahoma) have maintained the basic structure of the book while adding much new information, including a full account for the elk with artwork by Mark Raithel, new trapping records, revised common and scientific names, enhanced Missouri county-level distribution information, updated range maps, and a discussion of the range expansions of the American black bear and nine-banded armadillo, as well as the increase in confirmed mountain lion sightings.
The snows of winter, hungers of spring, summer tourists, and autumn forest fires are no match for the indomitable strength and majesty of the American black bear. Thoughtful paintings from Daniel San Souci complement the straightforward narrative, gracefully showcasing the blend of both bear and human inhabitants, while an array of fun facts shared in the author's note are a welcome addition for campers, park rangers, naturalists, and wildlife enthusiasts of all ages.
American black bear (Ursus americanus), blue nile monkey (Cercopithecus mitis), barbary sheep (Ammotracus lervia), bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) and llama (Lama glama) were studied at Giza Zoo, Giza, Egypt.
"This is not an albino or a polar bear, but a rare North American black bear," says film-maker Jeff Turner.
"This is not an albino or a polar bear, but a rare, North American black bear."
The American black bear, Ursus americanus, is by far the most widespread bear in the Western Hemisphere and probably the most numerous bear species in the world.

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