Black BearDid you know that the Black Bear can actually be white, chocolate, cinnamon, and blonde in color?  Did you know that the cubs of The Black Bear only way between 1/2 and 1 pound when born?  Here are some more interesting facts about Black Bear.

The adult Black Bear can weigh between 90 and 880 pounds.  The females are smaller than the males.

At the age of 4 or 5, the Black Bear will breed and continue every 2 to 3 years.  Black Bear cubs are usually born in the winter months.

A Black Bear usually hibernate in the winter and can survive all winter without food.

The Black Bear can survive over twenty-five years.  Most Black Bears die from human causes.

The Black Bear is very quick and can run as fast as 35 miles per hour.

Berries, nuts, grasses, insects, and carrion are the main diet of the Black Bear.

The Teddy Bear was named after a bear cub that Theodore Roosevelt could not shoot.

Black Bears are generally very shy and can be easily frightened. 

The Black Bear is found throughout North America. There are several subspecies of Black Bear.