The largest American known black bear weighed 805 pounds
The fur of a black bear falls out and grows back each year
The American black bear moves up to 35 miles per hour and can also swim and climb trees with ease
Black bears consume up to 40 pounds of food a day when food is abundant
Black bears hibernate for up to 7 months in a year
Black bears live up to 20 years in the wild and even longer in captivity
Black bear cubs weigh about a half pound at birth and grow rapidly by feeding on the mother's milk and, they weigh as much as a human infant after a few months.