Black Bear

Did you know that Maine has more black bears than any other state east of the Mississippi River? In the State of Maine, Aroostook County is one of the best places to find them. If you’re looking for a bear, though, you’ll have to be patient. Black bears tend to be very shy and avoid being seen, but when you do you can expect males to weigh between 250 and 600 pounds while the females range from 100 to 400 pounds. You’ll see them crossing a road or as a black dot at the very edge of a hay or grain field. Often times, you'll see a mother with one or two cubs foraging for wild strawberries and other delicacies. Be sure to bring your binoculars for a good close up view, as bears really are best appreciated from a distance.


Events
04/07/2017
The First Friday of each month various businesses throughout the city exhibit artists' work and…
05/29/2017
Caribou's Annual Memorial Day Parade – May 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00...
06/06/2017
June 6,7,8 at Bradford Camps on Munsungan Lake in the Heart of the North Maine Woods.  Guided by…
06/08/2017
The City of Caribou, Maine's "Thursdays on Sweden" Event is back in a big way! Help us kick-off our…
06/17/2017
The City of Caribou is pleased to host this year’s annual drawing of the Maine Inland Fisheries &…
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2017 Bird-watching Tours: All inclusive rate - 3 nights lodging & meals, group guide for two days,…
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