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North American Mammals - Bears



American Black Bear
(Ursus americanus)
American Black Bear
Black Bears are usually black with brown muzzles. However they are not all black. Some are dark brown or pale brown, and some in southern Alaska and British Columbia are creamy white or gray. Most Black Bears hibernate for up to seven months, and do... Read more >
Brown Bear
(Ursus arctos)
Brown Bear
The fur of the Brown Bear is usually dark brown, although varies from cream to almost black. Bears from the Rocky Mountains usually have white-tipped hairs along the shoulders and back and are called Grizzly Bears. Brown bears are strong and can... Read more >
Polar Bear
(Ursus maritimus)
Polar Bear
The Polar Bear has a large and stocky body, and relatively longer neck and smaller head than Brown Bears and Black Bears. The fur is white or yellowish. Sometimes the coat can appear pale brown or pale grey. (When examined closely the fur is... Read more >