American Black Bear vs. Tasmanian Devil

Embark on an extraordinary wildlife adventure as we delve into the distinct realms of iconic predators.

Ursus americanus

Scientific name

Sarcophilus harrisii

Larger adults can weigh up to 600 lbs (272 kg)


Up to 65 cm in length and can weigh up to 12 kg

Found in North America, diverse habitats, including forests, mountains, and swamps


Forests and coastal scrublands of Tasmania, Australia

30 years


Up to 5-6 years in the wild

Generally solitary, with some social interactions during mating and abundant food sources

Social Behavior

Solitary animals

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