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Black Bear

Black Bear
Order: Carnivora
Family: Ursidae
Ursus americanus Pallas


Description. A medium-sized bear, black or brown in color; snout brownish in the black color phase; front claws slightly longer than the hind claws, curved, adapted for climbing; profile of face nearly straight, not "dished-in" as in the grizzly; fur long and rather coarse. Dental formula: I 3/3, C 1/1, Pm 4/4, M 2/3 X 2 = 42. External measurements average: total length, 1,500 mm; tail, 125 mm; hind foot, 175 mm; height at shoulder about 625 mm. Weight, 100-150 kg; occasionally as much as 225 kg.


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