19-23 is Bear Awareness Week, and on Saturday, May 24, the Memphis Zoo will be
celebrating with a fun-filled day of bear events and information.
week there have been blogs on the different bears that currently call Memphis
their home. This then leads us to the last bear species, the
American black bear, which is actually the species that started it all for the
Memphis Zoo. Back in 1906, the Memphis Zoo started out with a black bear,