Species: Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

Information About

Black Bear

Quick Facts
Latin

Ursus americanus

Iñupiaq

iyyabriq, iggabri

Tlingit

s'eek

Viewing Scale

Chances of seeing Black Bear in Alaska

Black Bear in Detail.
About

Black bears are the smallest species of bear found in Alaska. Statistically you're more likely to be attacked by a black bear than a brown bear.

Diet

Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Chum Salmon, Pink Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Salmonberry, Common dandelion,

Predators

Gray Wolf, Human

Gallery

Pictures of Black Bear.