Geographic distribution of American black bears in North America

@inproceedings{Scheick2014GeographicDO,
  title={Geographic distribution of American black bears in North America},
  author={Brian K. Scheick and Walter McCown},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract American black bears (Ursus americanus) historically inhabited every province and territory in Canada, all continental states in the United States (U.S.), and northern states of Mexico. We used BearsWhere?, an Internet mapping tool, to survey bear biologists in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. and estimate the current range of black bears using 4 categories: primary range and secondary range (which together comprise total range), bear sighting locations outside range, and no bears reported… 

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