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4553
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Nearly extinct in the state by the 1970s, black bears have made a comeback, with around 8,500 now living in the mountains and coastal plain. Increasing development has brought human and bears in close proximity, and encounters are inevitable. Vega gives insights on bear behavior and how to handle a close encounter.
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23131
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Washington County has much to offer in terms of wildlife and nature. This article describes the variety of animals found in the county--including black bear, catfish, and blue crabs--and informs the readers about the best locations for viewing these creatures.
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2731
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In 1972, North Carolina was the first state in the nation to establish bear sanctuaries. Now, through habitat management, the black bear population in the Coastal Plain numbers almost 5,000, the largest in similar areas of the southeastern United States.
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34388
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The world’s largest black bears and highest black bear densities are found on the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula of eastern North Carolina. The historic waterfront community of Plymouth is building its brand on the black bear. One popular event is the Fourth Annual North Carolina Black Bear Festival on June 2-3, 2018.
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