The black bear, also known as the American bear, is the most widespread bear that lives throughout the woodlands covering North America, including parts of Mexico.

American Black Bear

White markings are often found on the chest, and with the shape of a V. Based on their colors, the black bear is known as the cinnamon bear, blue-grey, blue-black glacier bear and white bear.

Black bears are brown and are frequent in the western part of North America.

Black bears are big and bulky and also has a short tail. Adults can range between 1.5 to 1.8 meters (5 6-foot) in length, and they weigh 90 to 270 kilograms (200-600 Pound).

The head is small but can be supported with a sturdy neck. The ears are tiny and round.

While considered carnivores, Black bears are an Omnivore diet. In the spring, they eat the newly emerging plants and carcasses of dead animals in Winter.

Since they are opportunistic feeders, bears can also eat pinecones and roots, ants and honey from domestic or wild bees

But, bears are fierce predators, and in certain regions, they often can kill deer calves and deer fawns when they are born in spring.

Black bears Winter is spent in dens located in crevices in rocks, underground caves, underneath the roots of trees in hollow trees or brush piles or even on open ground beds.

Black bears can live for 30 to 40 years when they live in nature; however, most of them die before their early 20s.