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Wildlife Conservation Society

Black Bears

Caption: According to a study by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, black bears that become habituated on human food and garbage do not necessarily learn these behaviors from their mother as previously assumed.

Credit: Jon Beckmann/Wildlife Conservation Society

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