Jim Knox

Wildly Successful: The American Black Bear

Did you know that in 2019, Black Bears were recorded 4 times in Greenwich, and likely seen and not reported dozens of times? Reaching lengths of 6.5 feet and weights of up to 650 pounds, The American Black Bear is no lightweight! Meet our state’s largest terrestrial carnivore and learn the remarkable survival strategies it employs to survive and thrive through the harshest New England winters.