Female black bears usually breed every other year and can give birth to up to six cubs, but typically they have two or three. The cubs stay with their mother for about 18 months.
Black Bear Facts and Frequently Asked Questions
Black bears are great tree climbers. Their large claws give them the ability to easily grip a tree trunk and tree branches protect bear cubs from predators.
Black bears predominately live in forests and feed on fruit, nuts, shoots and other vegetation. The are only found in North America from Canada to Mexico.