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Florida Black Bear | Everglades tours

Posted by Manny Miami on 27th Apr 2015

Since the 1980s, the black bear population has been growing along with our human population. Florida has expanded from 5 million residents in 1960 to over 18.8 million today and is projected to reach almost 36 million by the year 2060. Urban sprawl is rapidly encroaching on traditionally remote secluded areas, bringing people into bear habitat. As a result, bears and people are encountering each other more and more. 

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