Taxonomy of the Black Bear

Ricardo Martinez

What is Taxonomy?

Is a method used to classify organisms and assigned them to groups. The 7 levels of taxonomy are.

Kingdom

Phylum

Class

Order

Family

Genus

Species

Taxonomy of the Black Bear

Kingdom: Animalia,

Phylum: Chordata,

Class: Mammalia,

Order: Carnivore,

Family: Ursidae,

Genus: Ursus,

Species: Americanus

Location?

Facts

  • They live in forested areas in North America
  • Black bears are known to climb trees  
  • They are omnivorous, eat plants, fruits, and other small mammals
  • The black bear's mating season is during the summer
  • They are solitary animals  
  • Can live up to be 30 years

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