Bear falls after being tranquillized

PHOTO BY KURT WILSON, Missoulian

A young black bear falls from a tree into a safety net on Sept. 10, 2010, after being tranquilized by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens. The bear was roaming within a couple of blocks of downtown Missoula before climbing the tree.

Source: Missoulian (March 21, 2012) http://missoulian.com/news/local/bear-conflicts-a-continentwide-challenge/article_e43cde58-72fc-11e1-9be3-0019bb2963f4.html#ixzz1pu0t5mfi

B.C.’s ‘bear dude’ now facing charges for feeding wildlife

This story perfectly illustrates the sad fact that “a fed bear is a dead bear.” If you feed them, they become habituated to humans and eventually there is an encounter…and almost always bears lose out. Very sad.

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