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For Immediate Release
February 19,2019
Photo Release: Up a Tree
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Photo Credit: Jackie Orsulak

Caption: At the encouragement of mother bear (sow) this young Black Bear cub has scrambled up a refuge tree to get out of the reach of perceived danger. Pocosin Lakes Refuge has what is believed to be one of the largest concentrations of Black Bears found in the southeastern United States.

Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of six national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex. Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center, located in Columbia, NC, is open 9am to 4pm whenever volunteer staffing is available