Photograph Black Bear (Ursus americanus) - USA by Anaspides Photography - Iain D. Williams on
Black bears although perceived as being dangerous are rarely troublesome if respected. They feed mainly on vegetation, leaves and berries. Black bears located near salmon streams often catch salmon to supplement their diet
Black Bear ~ West Virginia State Animal Maybe that's another reason I like VA?
Black bears have the largest ears of any bear.
Black bears can be found in the mountains of eastern Kentucky.