Photo of black bear biting wire fence, Great Smoky Mountains Park, Tennessee
Cades Cove, Tennessee
Black bear biting a wire fence in its teeth. Black bear gripping a fence, peering through the wires in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. Black bears, like all bear, are curious animals, and will often bite things they come across. Black bear, Ursus americanus. Photo © copyright by Carl Donohue.