Black bear portrait. Two ticks are visible below the bear's eye, engorged with blood. American black bears range in color from deepest black to chocolate and cinnamon brown. They prefer forested and meadow environments. This bear still has its thick, full winter coat, which will be shed soon with the approach of summer. Orr, Minnesota, USA
Species: American black bear
, Ursus americanus
Image ID: 18802
Format: Digital 2:3
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