A black bear fishing in a creek.
- the common North American bear (Ursus americanus) that lives in forests and feeds mainly on roots and berries
- any of several dark-colored bears, esp. of Asia
- An omnivorous North American bear (Ursus americanus), living primarily in forests and having a glossy black or dark brown coat.
- An omnivorous Asian bear (Ursus thibetanus), having a pointed snout, a black coat, and a beige or white V-shaped mark on the chest.
North American black bear
(plural black bears)