The black bear is the most commonly found bear in North America. Despite its name, it also comes in varying shades of brown, black, and grey. They are not dangerous as long as they are not threatened, but this does not mean you should take any risks. If you happen to encounter a black bear, proceed with caution. Better safe than sorry!
When Is National Black Bear Day?
National Black Bear Day is observed on the first Saturday in June annually.
History Of National Black Bear Day
National Black Bear Day was established by the NC Black Bear Festival to educate the general public about this American bear and to dispel the myths that surround the mammal.