The black bear (Ursus americanus) is a medium-sized bear native to North America. It is the continent's smallest and most widely distributed bear species. Black bears are omnivores with their diets varying greatly depending on season and location.
In the Wild: North American Bears - Animals - GRIT Magazine
Black bears although perceived as being dangerous are rarely troublesome if respected. They feed mainly on vegetation, leaves and berries. Black bears located near salmon streams often catch salmon to supplement their diet