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This cinnamon coloured black bear is a color phase of the American black bear which is a medium-sized bear native to North America. It is the continent's smallest and most widely distributed bear species.
Native to Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming, Alberta, and British Columbia. Often found in areas with relatively inaccessible terrain, thick understory vegetation and large quantities of edible material.
Judging by the scars on the bear's nose it had been in one or two fights with other bears. At the time of the photograph this bear was happily chewing on dandelions that were growing along the verge of the car park.