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Pictures of Black Bears in the Wild
Photos of Black Bears
Beautiful black bear images. Did you know that the most common bear in North America is that of the black bear?
For the most part they live in forests. During the cold, winter months they hibernate, meaning they relax and sleep.
Please come check out a variety of pictures, captured in the wild, along with some interesting facts.
As you can see, this guy is ready to welcome you!
Image is by Mike Bender/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and was upload to Wikimedia Commons by user Ucucha
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Picture # 1: Bear Catching Fish
Black bear picture by Alan Vernon and uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by user Tim1357.
Picture #2: Black Bear Cub
Image by Bridges, R. I. and uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by user Common Good.
Picture #3: Yellowstone Black Bear
Image by Jim Martin at Wikimedia Commons.
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Bear Cub Video
These guys are so cute!
Bear Hibernating Picture
Here is a Mother with her cubs. Ever see one of these bears up a tree? That's because their short claws are good for climbing.
Image by the National Forest Service and uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.
What color are black bears?
Black Bear Info
Did you think the poll above was a trick? In reality, black bears do come in different colors.
Cinnamon Black Bear
Although because of their size, you might assume they are slow. In reality, they can run up to 35 miles per hour. That's faster than human beings!
Image by Appalachian Encounters, uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by Tamba52.
American Black Bear Pictures
The most common place to find black bears is in a forest. They are omnivorous, which means they eat both plants and animals. However, they mostly eat plants and the fruits that are on them such as berries.
Image by Maslowski, Steve - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Originally uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by Mattisse and most recently uploaded by user MGA73bot2.
Image by Bobtomasso at Wikimedia Commons.
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Family of Bears
Aren't these guys sweet? I would love to see something like this for myself. A mother bear typically gives birth to two or three cubs.
Bear family image by Luxil at Wikimedia Commons.
The average life span of a black bear is around 20 years.
Black Bear Coloring Page
Bear coloring page courtesy of WPClipart.
Black Bear Poster
Isn't this beautiful? This family of bears is a new poster that ships quickly from Amazon.
Black Bear Map
Check out where black bears live in the United States. Are there any where you live?
Image by Kmusser and retouched by Bobisbob at Wikimedia Commons.
Black Bear Face
Bear head image by a worker for the United States Department of Transportation which was uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by user Aramgutang.
Although they mean seem ferocious, black bears are actually quite shy creatures. They are also quite large weighing up to 600 pounds.
Image by Ken Thomas at Wikimedia Commons.
What is this bear thinking?
Black Bear Wall Art
You can use this rustic looking wall art both indoors and outdoors.