Florida Black BearUrsus americanus floridanus
Facts About Florida Black Bear
Black bears are not true hibernators. Instead, they experience what is often called "winter lethargy" or "denning."
Florida black bears eat the heart and berries from palmettos.
It is illegal to injure or kill a bear in Florida.
Page Photo Credits Florida Black Bear and cub - FWC
Last Updated: Nov 26, 2013