Ursus americanus

  title={Ursus americanus},
  author={Serge Larivière},
  booktitle={CABI Compendium},
This datasheet on Ursus americanus covers Identity, Distribution. 

Forensic Tools for Species Identification of Skeletal Remains: Metrics, Statistics, and OsteoID

The utility of basic bone metrics in discriminating human from nonhuman elements and assigning faunal species was tested and a freely available web tool, OsteoID, was created, for users who can input measurements and be shown photographs of potential bones/species to aid in visual identification.

Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of Wild Carnivores in the Western USA

Of the 13 species analyzed, only three species, namely the harbor seal, northern fur seal, and polar bear, had a significant increase in the prevalence of TMJ-OA if their teeth had attrition and abrasion, which can lead to morbidity and mortality in wild animals.



Reproductive Biology of Black Bears in East-Central Ontario

Activity Patterns of Radio-Collared Black Bears in Idaho

Activity patterns of 13 radio-collared black bears (Ursus americanus) in west-central Idaho were studied between June 1973 and December 1974. Bears did not react in a significant way to the

Home range, habitat use, and mortality of black bears in north-central Florida

Thirty-three black bears (Ursus americanus) were captured and 27 (11 F: 16 M) were radiocollared from 1983 to 1988 on 2 study areas in north-central Florida to study home-range characteristics,

A demographic comparison of two black bear populations in the Interior Highlands of Arkansas

Bears now range throughout the Ozark Mountains and Ouachita Mountains, but these regional populations are allopatric, separated.

Demographic analysis of a black bear population in the Great Dismal Swamp

The objective was to characterize dynamics of the black bear population in the GDS, an 850-km2 forested wetland on the Virginia and North Carolina border that supports the last breeding population of black bears in eastern Virginia and extreme northeastern North Carolina.

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