Where does the American Black Bear live?
The biome of this organism is a temperate forest. A temperate forest has high levels of precipitation and contain many trees. The American Black Bear with its long claws enjoys these trees. Also, the American Black Bear enjoys moist areas and thick vegetation. Habitat- The American Black Bear can live almost anywhere in North America. The map shown bellow shows how easy it is to find the American Black Bear habitat. (1)
Ecosystems of the American Black Bear
Range of the American Black Bear
Trophic Level of the American Black Bear
A trophic level is based on how an organism obtains it's energy. There are producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, and tertiary consumers. The American Black Bear is a tertiary consumer. This means it consumes all other organisms and no other organism will consume them. American Black Bears are at "the top of the food chain". (2)
When interacting with the same species (intraspecific), the American Black Bear usually stays by itself. Once mating occurs, the parents will be very loyal to the family and each other. When interacting with different species (interspecific) the American Black Bear will hunt prey and compete with organisms such as the Red Fox. (3)
The American Black Bear Competing