Photo: Oakland Zoo

Interested in Black Bears for Your AZA Facility?

Please see the note below from Ann Meyer, Curator Collections Management, Audubon Nature Institute, regarding potential black bear acquisitions for your facility.

Care Manuals

Completed AZA care manuals can be found here.


Bear Awareness Days

Bear Awareness Week: Third week in May each year.

Polar Bear Day: February 27

Panda Day: March 16

Sun Bear Day: May 16

Andean Bear Day: July 21

Moon Bear Day: August 8

Sloth Bear Day: October 20