American Black Bear

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Jonah Evans, state mammalogist for Texas Parks and Wildlife, has watched the natural recolonization of west Texas by black bears and worked to manage their recovery so that humans and bears can coexist. However, he recognizes that the wide-spread use of deer feeders, catnip for bears, will pose a challenge for the bear's peaceful return.

Date RecordedDecember 3, 2020
InterviewerDavid Todd
IntervieweeJonah Evans
LocationBoerne, Texas
Time Code01:07:48