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American black bear, Ursus americanus
visit: 13/06/2013

Scientific name:  Ursus americanus
Common name:  American black bear
Family:  Ursidae

American black bear, Ursus americanus, Sugar Creek Glen


Derivation of the scientific name:
Ursus, Latin "bear".
americanus, from America.

Litter Size: 1-6 cubs; 2 cubs are most common.
Cubs remain with the mother for a year and a half or more, even though they are weaned at 6-8 months of age.

American black bear, Ursus americanus


American black bear, Ursus americanus, Sugar Creek Glen


American black bear, Ursus americanus


 
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