Things You Should Know About the

American Black Bear


Meet Dr. Lynn Rogers, fondly known as 'The Bear Man', who is one of the world's experts on black bear behavior [10:27-min video]
Living with Black Bears [20-min video] from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Books by Black Bear Expert Benjamin Kilham
A One of a Kind Tennessee Resource: Appalachian Bear Rescue
Black Bears in the Smoky Mountains


The Bear in Folklore and Mythology
Magazine Covers that Demonize Bears
The Black Bear's Historic Range and Current Distribution in North America (map)
You are too close if a bear changes its natural behavior in any way because of your presence


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