Louisiana Public Broadcasting Presents

Alive! In America's Delta: Black Bear Comeback

Passport Season 2018 Episode 103 | 51m

By the early 1990s, there were estimated to be fewer than 300 Louisiana black bears left in the world. More than 80% of their bottomland forest habitat had been lost, converted to agriculture and destroyed for development. Habitat fragmentation, human disturbance and over hunting decimated populations once abundant throughout Louisiana, Southern Mississippi and Eastern Texas.

Aired: 03/13/18

Expires: 03/15/20

Rating: NR

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