14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Black Bear Stare Through Rhododendrons

This black bear was staring at me while searching for food outside the University of North Carolina in downtown Asheville, North Carolina - where black bears have been running amok since being driven from their natural mountain homes by expansion and construction.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2014
Date Uploaded: 06.2016
Photo Location: Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Copyright: © Jeffrey DeCristofaro