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(Newschannel 9)   Begun the Bear Wars have   ( divider line
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7219 clicks; posted to Main » on 27 Apr 2014 at 7:56 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-04-27 08:38:04 PM  
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parkthebus: Hunt them. Let the biologists set a safe harvest quota and manage them with licenses.

How about trying to secure your garbage and not leave shiat out that attracts bears before you go directly to killing them?
Or is it too much to ask to take care of your garbage?

/lived in the mountains around plenty of bears
//seriously, just don't leave your shiat out.
2014-04-28 12:56:35 AM  
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Great Porn Dragon: This is not so weird to me, considering the whole reason KY has a bear season is that the state Department of Wildlife kind of had to formally admit bears were in the state (after about twenty years of vehement denials despite multiple reports of bear sightings, pictures, etc.)...when a big ol' black bear and her cubs sauntered into the Kentucky Welcome Center on I-75.

Fortunately we've not had bear maulings of people, partly because (amazingly) people have known there were bears for twenty years or more and tended to take bear precautions...Florida...probably not so much and they've gone habituated to man as a result.

/there have been reliable reports of cougars in KY for about as long but these keep getting denied, even though there are Illinois DFW-confirmed breeding cougar populations just to the west of us
//expect it will be admitted there are cougars in the state when a great big kitty shows up at a rest area :D
///still hopes neither bears nor cougars get shot due to humans being dumb

We know we have bears in FL.  One of the optional FL license plates even has a bear on it:

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They also occasionally wander around neighborhoods and swim in peoples pools.

The interaction with humans is in a large part because we keep developing on land that they used to inhabit, and most of Florida's population is on the coasts with the middle part mostly being open for wildlife, especially in the southern tip where the Everglades and Big Cypress parks being home to a ton of wildlife that doesn't necessarily stay put.

Really, I don't think we need bear hunting.  When it comes to invasive species, sure, go wild.  Bears are supposed to be here.
2014-04-27 08:31:39 PM  
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I don't remember which Narnia book it was where they killed and ate a bear, but since reading that as a kid I've wanted to try bear meat but have never had the chance.
2014-04-27 08:20:50 PM  
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Gyrfalcon: MrHappyRotter: I'm leaving this thread TERRIBLY disappointed. I was hoping this story was about a different kind of bear, if you know what I mean.

Nothing stopping you from posting biker pics, Fuzzy.

Well, nothing except the mods' double standards.
2014-04-27 06:18:38 PM  
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