The state of Maine in the United States has a variety of wildlife. There are black bears, moose, little brown bat, and cottontails.
All the mammals are threatened with extinction from hunting and climate change.
They eat fish
Black bears roam the wilderness looking for food.
Maine’s bears infographic
They can climb trees
They can smell and get food out of your garbage can.
Infographic comparing size to other bears
They have big teeth
They can walk in the snow
- Male black bears weigh 300lbs but can be 600 lbs. Females are 150 lbs.
- They do not hibernate.
- Many bears die due to humans hunting.
- Fatal bear attacks on people is very rare but is best to stay clear.
- Do not run away from a bear. Carry some pepper spray.
- Guide to Maine’s bears from dept of fisheries and wildlife.
Bull moose munching on water plants in Maine’s North Woods
Baxter State Park, Maine.
Northern Maine Whitetail Deer Yard