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Photographing World’s Largest Black Bears

Jared Lloyd takes viewers “Behind the Lens” during a visit to the Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula, home to not only the largest concentration of black bears in the world but also the physically largest black bears. It is not uncommon to find bears weighing more than 700 pounds here.

About the Author

Jared Lloyd

Jared Lloyd is a professional wildlife photographer and nature writer. Growing up on the Outer Banks, Jared has spent much of his life exploring the barrier islands, pine savannahs, black water swamps and sounds of North Carolina. These days his photography and writing carry him all over the world from Africa to the Amazon, the Galapagos to Yellowstone, but the lure of the salt life along the coast keeps bringing him back to North Carolina. He lives in Beaufort with his wife and son for easy access to blue water and uninhabited islands.