Louisiana Black Bear, or Teddy, is on the way back

November 20, 2014 1:00 AM

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WASHINGTON -- Some good news from the U.S. Geological Survey: The Louisiana Black Bear, nicknamed Teddy more than a century ago, is likely to survive another century, according to a new study.

The study says the Louisiana Black Bear, which was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 1992, is growing in population to the extent that the Fish and Wildlife Service is considering "delisting" it from the threatened species listing.

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