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Black Bears in Alabama: What to do in an encounter

Black bears in Alabama

AUBURN, Alabama — Black bears populate¬†the Southeast, and Alabama is no exception. Dr. Jim Armstrong, an Alabama Extension wildlife scientist and professor in the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, sheds light on the current black bear population and what to do if you encounter one. “Black bears have always been native to the southeast. They have always ... Read More »