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Genader, Ann. "Bear complaints are decreasing annually." AIM West Milford, 1/2/14
Zimmer, David M. "Hunt takes fewer bruins this season." AIM West Milford, 12/26/13
Rolando, Donna. "Cold, snowy weather a factor in this year's bear hunt." AIM West Milford, 12/19/2013
Walsh, Deborah. "Boro, state tackle how to - stay safe in bear country." Suburban Trends, 5/19/2013
Kolton, Tara. "Hunters loaded for bear starting on Monday." Suburban Trends, 12/2/2012
Urgo, Jacqueline L. "N.J.'s black bears migrating farther south." Philadelphia Inquirer, 07/16/2012
Di Ionno, Mark. "In bear country, opposing views on the local wildlife." Star-Ledger, 12/6/2011



DVD 599 BEA Bear Country
DVD 599 BEA Bears
DVD 599 BEA Bears in Our National Parks
DVD J591 REA Awesome Animal Builders


Books for Adults

031 COM Compton's Encyclopedia. Volume 3, p. 116. Bear.
599.78 ASH Ashworth, William. Bears, Their Life and Behavior.
599.78 BRE Breiter, Matthias. Bears: A Year in the Life.
599.78 CRA Craighead, Lance. Bears of the World.
599.78 DOL Dolson, Sylvia. Bear-ology : fascinating bear facts, tales & trivia.
599.78 FER Fergus, Charles. Bears.
599.78 FUR Furtman, Michael. Black Bear Country.
599.78 KIL Kilham, Benjamin. Among the Bears.
599.78 SMI Smith, Dave. Backcountry Bear Basics.
741 LIN Lindstrand, Doug. Bear: the Ultimate Artist’s Reference.


Adult Reference

(Must be used in Library)

031 NEW The New Encyclopedia Britannica. Volume 2, p. 252. Black Bear.
590 ANI Animal. p. 188.
590.3 ENC The Encyclopedia of Animals. p. 130-133.
590.3 SIM Simon & Schuster Encyclopedia of Animals. p. 124-125.
599 ENC The Encyclopedia of Mammals. Volume 1, p. 80-81.
599 GRZ Grzimek’s Student Animal Life Resource. Volume 3, p. 596-598.
599 MOR World of Animals: Mammals. Volume 2, p. 90-93.
599.097 SMI The Smithsonian Book of North American Mammals. p. 157-160.


Books for Kids

J599.74 BUX Buxton, Jane Heath. Baby Bears and How They Grow.
J599.74 CRE Crewe, Sabrina. The Bear.
J599 FER Fertl, Dagmar. Bears.
J599.74 HOD Hodge, Deborah. Bears: Polar Bears, Black Bears and Grizzly Bears.
J599.74 LAN Lang, Aubrey. The Adventures of Baby Bear.
J599.74 PAT Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Looking at Bears.
J599.74 SWI Swinburne, Stephen R. Black Bear: North America's Bear.
J599.78 FEE Feeney, Kathy. Black Bears.
J599.78 KAL Kallen, Stuart. Black Bears.
J599.78 KAL Kalman, Bobbie. What is a Bear?
E599.74 SIM Simon, Seymour. Wild Bears.
E599.78 TAG Tagliaferro, Linda. Bears and Their Cubs.


Children's Reference

(Must be used in Library)

J031 WOR World Book Encyclopedia. Volume 2, p. 182-186.
J590 BUR The Kingfisher Illustrated Animal Encyclopedia. p. 268-269
J590 MCG Encyclopedia of Animals. p. 36-37.
J590 NEW New Jersey Wildlife Profiles. Volume 1, p. 50.
J599 HAR Animal Fact File. p. 24-25.