The Louisiana Black Bear
(subspeciesU. a. luteolus) is on the federal threatened species list. It is not known to be found in Texas, although potential habitat exists in the eastern part of the state.
Distribution Today, Black Bears are found predominantly in the Appalachian area of the eastern U.S. across Canada to the Northern Pacific Coast. In addition, Black Bears are found in most of the Gulf Coast states and the Rocky Mountains.
Other If you judge by recent reported sightings, the Black Bear is making a significant comeback in Texas.
THIS WAS ON TEXAS GAME AND FISH SITE, MAY WANT TO GET TRAIL CAM SET-UP.
I THINK IF YOU LOOK AT TOP OF 1ST PICTURE YOU'LL SEE "LINES IN SAND" TYPE MARKS RONN REFFERED TO. AS FAR AS BEING TOO LOW, COULD BE THAT'S WHERE INSECTS WERE HE WAS TRYING TO GET TO.