American Black Bear and Cub (image) University of Missouri-Columbia Share Print E-Mail Caption Mizzou researchers provide detailed "genetic maps" that could help conservation management officials maintain healthy bear populations throughout North America. Credit Missouri Dept. of Conservation Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.