Black Bears (image) Wildlife Conservation Society 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 Usage Restrictions Photo for one-time usage only. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.