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2014-06-12 12:29:53

Dumping Bait in the Woods Habituates Bears to Humans and Grows Their Population PORTLAND, Maine, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting is calling on the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to put an end to bear baiting - an unsporting practice where piles of rotting meat, pizza and stale pastries lure bears in for an easy trophy kill - to prevent future human and bear conflicts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117490 Daryl Dejoy, director of...

2012-03-22 12:41:39

Grizzly bears vs. boneyards and bureaucracy The ranchland near the southwestern Alberta town of Pincher Creek is a hot zone for grizzly bear encounters according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta. The research, led by former U of A graduate student Joe Northrup, mapped the locations of 303 grizzly bear encounters over the last 10 years. There were no human fatalities despite the fact that the vast majority of the encounters happened on private ranch...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

Bear-Hunting.Org is proud to announce their plans to create a free for all bear hunting outfitters directory in 2012. Both bear hunters and bear hunt providers will be able to use this directory free of chrage. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 With 2011 coming to a close the Bear-Hunting.Org website is gearing up for new website additions in 2012. The newest confirmed change this coming year is the addition of a bear hunting outfitter and guide directory....

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2010-04-04 07:55:00

Canadian environmentalists are asking for stricter conservation measures as the controversial grizzly bear hunt began over the Easter weekend. A group of scientists at two environmental organizations said the kill rate in past seasons exceeded provincial limits and will endanger the animals. "The number of grizzlies being killed in British Columbia is excessive," Faisal Moola of the David Suzuki Foundation said in a statement. "The government's own data show that humans are killing more...

2009-08-06 18:03:18

Authorities in Ohio say a black bear is the prime suspect in putting a huge hole in the wall of a home and smashing out a basement window. The Ohio Division of Wildlife said the damage to Steve Lenart's home in Streetsboro this week included a hole ripped through an outside wall that extends through the inside drywall to expose the motor of the home's kitchen dishwasher. The damage bore claw marks and paw prints consistent with those of a black bear, WJW-TV, Cleveland, reported Thursday....

2008-08-14 09:05:00

The Associated Press WELLFORD, S.C. A stolen bear cub is back with his brother at a South Carolina animal park after being snatched and put on display at a truck stop. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that 31-year-old John Chadwick Montgomery was charged Tuesday with third-degree burglary and grand larceny. Authorities say Montgomery took the 7-month-old cub from the Hollywild Animal Park on Saturday night. Workers say he planned to take a monkey but opted for the bear after...

2005-11-15 14:12:44

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Protected for 30 years, grizzlies near Yellowstone National Park could become fair game for hunters after the Bush administration on Tuesday took the first step to remove the bears from the U.S. endangered species list. A big, bold icon of the American West that mostly eats plants and animals but occasionally attacks tourists, Ursus arctos horribilis essentially became a victim of its own success, rebounding from a low of about 220 in 1975,...

2005-07-27 06:14:16

ZERNEZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Bears may have returned to Switzerland, more than 100 years after disappearing from their Alpine habitat, according to eyewitnesses. The first bear was spotted late Monday evening by three eyewitnesses in eastern Switzerland's Ofenpass National Park near the country's Italian and Austrian borders, park officials said. But officials said they were still searching for key evidence such as bear droppings, foot prints or hair to confirm their return. The witnesses...


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