American Black Bear
American Black Bear


Black bears are America’s most well known and common bear species. These bears are usually solitary animals and tend to roam in forests, swamps, and mountains.

Fun Facts

Despite their names, black bears also have blue-black or blue-gray, cinnamon, brown, and sometimes even white fur. Cubs usually stay with their mothers for at least two years before going out on their own.

Conservation Status

Least Concern

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $2500.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!