Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) Publication Details

Age determination in the black bear

  • Reference: Marks, S. A., and A. W. Erickson. 1966. Age determination in the black bear. Journal of Wildlife Management 30(2):389-410. https://doi.org/10.2307/3797827
  • Audiences: Wildlife Manager
  • Authors: Albert W. Erickson, Stuart A. Marks
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  • Keywords: black bear, Ursus americanus, aging, skull morphology, measurements, canin cementum layers, teeth, epiphyseal plate, suture coalescence, baculum growth
  • Link: https://doi.org/10.2307/3797827 (Offsite)
  • Partners: Federal Aid-Wildlife Restoration Program, University of Wisconsin, Michigan State University, Michigan Department of Conservation, U.S. Public Health Service
  • Primary Authors: Stuart A. Marks
  • Programs: Wildlife Research
  • Project Numbers: W-70-R
  • Publication Types: Journal Article/External Publication
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  • Species: Black Bear
  • Species Categories: Big Game, Mammals
  • Title: Age determination in the black bear
  • Topics: Identification (e.g., antler size, type, sex), Research
  • Year: 1966

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