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black bear

1. American black bear a bear, Euarctos (or Ursus) americanus, inhabiting forests of North America. It is smaller and less ferocious than the brown bear
2. Asiatic black bear a bear, Selenarctos thibetanus, of central and E Asia, whose coat is black with a pale V-shaped mark on the chest
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Regarding all recognized threats and opportunities in the area, this project of attracting the participation of local communities towards producing the handicrafts with the aim of conserving the black bear in the bounded area of Nikshahr county.
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Ternent stressed there are no known records of a free-ranging Pennsylvania black bear killing a human, and there have been fewer than 25 reported injuries resulting from black bear encounters during the past 10 years in the state.
A fish and wildlife trooper on Wednesday arrested John Allen Gibson on charges of killing the black bear on July 9, OSP said.
The American black bear (Ursus americanus) formally was widespread within Texas, but was listed as a state endangered species in 1987 (Doan-Crider & Hellgren 1996).
Twenty thousand black bears live in western Washington.
In early August, a two-year-old black bear was killed in Kerr County, north of San Antonio.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Several American black bears, captured by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game after wandering a bit too close to human communities, have given researchers the opportunity to study hibernation in these large mammals like never before.
A good friend and avid Montana bear hunter has only lost one black bear in his long hunting career, shot with a .
The black bear, which lives in Iran's mountain and forest regions, is a rare species that inhabits the southern provinces of Sistan va Baluchestan, Kerman, and Hormuzgan.