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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 67 Issue 11, Nov 2003
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With better education of the public about black bears and careful wildlife management, the bear population in the state is at an all-time high. Around 7,000 bears live in the Coastal Plain, with another 4,000 in the mountain regions. Jones discuses the black bear population in North Carolina from colonial times, the bears' restoration and territorial expansion, and their outlook for the future.