Black bears are very opportunistic eaters. Most of their diet consists of grasses, roots, berries, and insects. They will also eat fish and mammals—including carrion—and easily develop a taste for human foods and garbage.
So, what do bears love to eat?
Bears will eat honey if they can, but grizzly and black bears eat mostly vegetation, insects, berries, and meat – especially salmon, scavenged winter killed animals and young moose, caribou and deer. A: Yes. Bears do love honey and are attracted to beehives.
What do grizzly bears eat list?
Grizzly bears are omnivores, and their diet can vary widely. They may eat seeds, berries, roots, grasses, fungi, deer, elk, fish, dead animals and insects. In the late summer and early fall, grizzlies enter hyperphagia, a period of 2-4 months when they intensify their calorie intake to put on weight for winter denning.
What kind of fruits do bears eat?
Berries are important foods throughout the black bear range. The most commonly eaten berries in northeastern Minnesota are sarsaparilla berries, juneberries, cherries, dogwood berries, blueberries, and raspberries. Many other berries are eaten, but they have shorter seasons, are scarce, or are less preferred.