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12153
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Smokette, the first bear in North Carolina to be born and bred in captivity, is owned by W. B. Gibbs of Lake Tahoma.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 15, Dec 1956, p9, il
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Record #:
13188
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The Park Services estimates that there are 500 to 600 bears in all the Smokies, which is an average of about one per thousand acres of parkland. All are black bears, which is the only species in North Carolina. They fall into three categories: the semi-tame \"smoochers\", the \"thieves\", and the truly wild.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 22, Mar 1956, p15-16, f
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2735
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Almost extinct in the western counties by the 1920s, black bears were saved by the depression and the creation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Black bears now number 2,200 and are found in 24 mountain counties.
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3561
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Biologists studying the Southern Appalachian black bear use radio tracking collars to learn about the animal's movements, habitats, and breeding habits.
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