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Chapter 11 - American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

from Part II - Species Accounts

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 November 2020

Vincenzo Penteriani
Affiliation:
Spanish Council of Scientific Research (CSIC)
Mario Melletti
Affiliation:
WPSG (Wild Pig Specialist Group) IUCN SSC
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Summary

This chapter comprises the following sections: names, taxonomy, subspecies and distribution, descriptive notes, habitat, movements and home range, activity patterns, feeding ecology, reproduction and growth, behavior, parasites and diseases, status in the wild, and status in captivity.

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Bears of the World
Ecology, Conservation and Management
, pp. 122 - 138
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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