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The Best of Times for Black Bears

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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.
Wildlife in North Carolina (NoCar SK 431 W54x), Vol. 67 Issue 11, Nov 2003, p12-17, il, map