Question: Why is the black bear the Louisiana state mammal?

What is Louisiana state motto?

Are Louisiana black bears aggressive?

Black bears normally are not aggressive, but they can be dangerous if provoked. Like any animal, bears are most likely to become dangerous in conflicts over food.

Can you kill a black bear in Louisiana?

Killing a bear is a violation of both state law and the federal Endangered Species Act. Violators are subject to penalties of up to $50,000 and 6 months in jail. In addition, a civil restitution fine of $10,000 per bear will be imposed on anyone convicted of killing a black bear in Louisiana.

What is a female bear called?

Adult female bears, called sows, weigh about 175 pounds. Adult male bears, called boars, weigh around 400 pounds.

What is the national flower of Louisiana?

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