Okutama Black Bear Research Group©

Bear Distribution in Tokyo

Food Items

Geographical Role of the Bears in Tokyo in relation to the entire Kanto District

Hibernation Sites

Objectives of the Research

Conflicts with Human


Bear Attacks

Home Range of Radio Tracked Bears

Management Implications

Photo: An adult black bear in Okutama Town, Tokyo
(by courtesy of Mr. Yo Ogawa, August 1999)

E-mail questions or comments to Koji YAMAZAKI, the Okutama Black Bear Research Group

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No reproduction or republication without written permission
English translation by S. Watanabe