Probable Black Bear, Ursus americana, Retrieval of an Elk, Cervus elaphus, Carcass from a Small Lake in Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba

William J. Walley


Strong circumstantial evidence indicated that a sow Black Bear (Ursus americana) retrieved an Elk (Cervus elaphus) carcass from near the middle of a small lake to feed herself and three cubs.


Black Bear; Ursus americana; Elk; Cervus elaphus; carcass; small lake; Riding Mountain National Park

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