N.J. Division of Fish & Wildlife

Black Bear Cub Up A Tree Captivates Onlookers In Montclair, N.J.Bear sightings are nothing new in some parts of New Jersey, but on Tuesday in Montclair, residents got a lot more than a glimpse.
Lack Of Acorns, Other Nuts Forcing Black Bears Into N.J. Residential AreasBlack bears thrive in the wooded areas of northwest part of the Garden State. But more and more of them are being spotted in local neighborhoods, feasting on whatever they can find.