Tag: bear

blacck bear
January 13, 2023

Southwestern black bears are isolated on mountain ranges

Black bear populations in the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico can be divided into several genetically distinct groups that haven’t mixed much for thousands of years. New research reveals that...

April 20, 2021

Grizzlies use the same Yellowstone trails as people

Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park prefer to save energy by traveling on flatter paths — the same places park visitors like to hike. Researchers wanted to find out more...

November 19, 2020

How is a changing Arctic affecting wildlife movement?

Long-term wildlife movement studies in the Arctic are hard to come by. That’s because they can be expensive, requiring tags that communicate through satellite networks that require subscriptions. When movement...

Four researchers hold black bear cubs.
July 15, 2015

Black Bear Reintroduction Shows Population Growth

In the first-ever comprehensive evaluation of the long-term success of a bear reintroduction technique called winter soft-release, researchers found that a reintroduced black bear (Ursus americanus) population in the Big...