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2021-10-23 7:39:02 PM  
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2021-10-23 7:49:44 PM  
I have a sad :(
 
2021-10-23 7:51:18 PM  
Yogi Bear Parody: "Booboo Kills Yogi" ending
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2021-10-23 7:58:22 PM  
Bears really like human food, this causes problems in any bear country.  I am very careful about both garbage and food, bears live where I live.

This has been a big bear year at my place, July through September a small black bear pooped all over my yard.  You think cleaning up dog poop is bad, try bear poop.

Then this grizzly wondered through, twice, I figure he would make for a great security guard.  Trespassers will be caught and ate.  Maybe I should make a sign.


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2021-10-23 8:04:58 PM  
Should've just euthanized him.
 
2021-10-23 8:05:03 PM  

baronbloodbath: I have a sad :(


Yah, that entire situation was a huge punch to the gut.
 
2021-10-23 8:07:02 PM  

puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.


I would have been thinking the same thing when they were having trouble getting him to leave the enclosure or whatever when hauling him way out.
 
2021-10-23 8:07:48 PM  

puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.


Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.
 
2021-10-23 8:08:36 PM  
When urban habitats overlap...

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2021-10-23 8:13:16 PM  

waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.


I mean, sure, but even camping and such... bears like this feed off of human stuff for generations and so if anything just taking one and dumping them off in the woods, expecting them to grin and bear it, is like throwing a pet dog or cat out in the woods.
 
2021-10-23 8:15:14 PM  

zeaper12: Bears really like human food, this causes problems in any bear country.  I am very careful about both garbage and food, bears live where I live.

This has been a big bear year at my place, July through September a small black bear pooped all over my yard.  You think cleaning up dog poop is bad, try bear poop.

Then this grizzly wondered through, twice, I figure he would make for a great security guard.  Trespassers will be caught and ate.  Maybe I should make a sign.


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I would imagine bear poop being really good if added to a semi hot compost pile. Have you tried that ? Dead serious here.
 
2021-10-23 8:17:55 PM  
Safeway Bear wasn't there for the hunting, either.

/that bear don't hunt
 
2021-10-23 8:18:47 PM  

puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.


I disagree. They should have  let the old boy live out the rest of his life in a sanctuary. Or the Haight.
 
2021-10-23 8:20:02 PM  
Remind me never to visit Lake Tahoe. Apparently people go there armed to the teeth in the hopes that they can kill something that dares sniff around their campsite.
 
2021-10-23 8:20:40 PM  

alienated: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

I disagree. They should have  let the old boy live out the rest of his life in a sanctuary. Or the Haight.


Well that would be ideal.
 
2021-10-23 8:30:05 PM  
Damn. That sucks.
 
2021-10-23 8:31:36 PM  

waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.


Yes we are but it's the slobs that leave food or garage out that are killing bears.
 
2021-10-23 8:34:39 PM  
There were no good outcomes available.  16-18 years is a good run for a bear in the wild.  This bear learned unsafe habits due to negligent humans and unfortunately it led to his death. It may have been best to humanly euthanize him, but they decided to give him a chance and unfortunately it didn't work.

Shaggy_C: Remind me never to visit Lake Tahoe. Apparently people go there armed to the teeth in the hopes that they can kill something that dares sniff around their campsite.


The Sierra Nevada mountains are primarily rural and you should expect you may have to fend for yourself.  Cops can be a half hour to an hour away depending on where you are at, although usually much closer in the more urban areas around the lake.  I would expect there might be more guns close at hand in certain areas of Chicago than anywhere in the mountains and foothills in the story.
 
2021-10-23 8:37:35 PM  

Daedalus27: There were no good outcomes available.  16-18 years is a good run for a bear in the wild.  This bear learned unsafe habits due to negligent humans and unfortunately it led to his death. It may have been best to humanly euthanize him, but they decided to give him a chance and unfortunately it didn't work.

Shaggy_C: Remind me never to visit Lake Tahoe. Apparently people go there armed to the teeth in the hopes that they can kill something that dares sniff around their campsite.

The Sierra Nevada mountains are primarily rural and you should expect you may have to fend for yourself.  Cops can be a half hour to an hour away depending on where you are at, although usually much closer in the more urban areas around the lake.  I would expect there might be more guns close at hand in certain areas of Chicago than anywhere in the mountains and foothills in the story.


Went to Caesar's once, never explored the Nevada side enough to see if they've got a bunch of pawn shops full of guns people traded in for casino chips (not that I've ever seen that part of downtown Vegas or anything...)
 
2021-10-23 9:02:18 PM  
:(
 
2021-10-23 9:11:49 PM  
That poor bear didn't deserve this fate. Was there not a zoo or sanctuary he could've been taken to?

Between this & the 25 yr. old cerebral palsy person found rotting on a mattress where her mother was crashing, my heart has been broken this week. This world sucks.
 
2021-10-23 9:23:38 PM  
Mammoth had a bear whisperer. But he is no longer because of budget cuts due to the pandemic. Interesting story though.
 
2021-10-23 9:27:23 PM  

waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.


Cities are just the woods after we got rid of all the wood.
 
2021-10-23 9:28:15 PM  

waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.


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2021-10-23 9:33:41 PM  
Safeway Bear's not really gone. That's what he wants you to think.

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2021-10-23 9:41:38 PM  

Daedalus27: There were no good outcomes available.  16-18 years is a good run for a bear in the wild.  This bear learned unsafe habits due to negligent humans and unfortunately it led to his death. It may have been best to humanly euthanize him, but they decided to give him a chance and unfortunately it didn't work.

Shaggy_C: Remind me never to visit Lake Tahoe. Apparently people go there armed to the teeth in the hopes that they can kill something that dares sniff around their campsite.

The Sierra Nevada mountains are primarily rural and you should expect you may have to fend for yourself.  Cops can be a half hour to an hour away depending on where you are at, although usually much closer in the more urban areas around the lake.  I would expect there might be more guns close at hand in certain areas of Chicago than anywhere in the mountains and foothills in the story.


Population density, how does it work?
 
2021-10-23 9:43:33 PM  

puffy999: waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.

I mean, sure, but even camping and such... bears like this feed off of human stuff for generations and so if anything just taking one and dumping them off in the woods, expecting them to grin and bear it, is like throwing a pet dog or cat out in the woods.


Sure. But humans are the original problem.  We don't see bears in actual cities. Full stop. We do need to leave land for the rest of the living things. Because, we can adapt.  They can't.
 
2021-10-23 9:44:13 PM  

Shaggy_C: Remind me never to visit Lake Tahoe. Apparently people go there armed to the teeth in the hopes that they can kill something that dares sniff around their campsite.


This
 
2021-10-23 9:46:52 PM  

zeaper12: waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.

Yes we are but it's the slobs that leave food or garage out that are killing bears.


Not sure why people leave the city. End of the story. When people die in wild I laugh.  In doors and AC was made for a reason.
I only support being outside for hunting, and work. Camping for fun is stupid and should be illegal.
Live in the words for a job or fark off.
 
2021-10-23 9:50:02 PM  

casey17: That poor bear didn't deserve this fate. Was there not a zoo or sanctuary he could've been taken to?


http://www.bearconservation.org.uk/sa​n​ctuaries/
 
2021-10-23 9:50:38 PM  

Candygram for Mongo: waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.

Cities are just the woods after we got rid of all the wood.


And? Do we need to chop down every last patch of woods and or live there? No. Level the suburbs and make apartments and stop living in the farking woods.  JFC.  Humanity is greedy farking 🗑.
Hell. Make the  Louisiana coast a wild live preserve.
 
2021-10-23 9:54:51 PM  

WelldeadLink: casey17: That poor bear didn't deserve this fate. Was there not a zoo or sanctuary he could've been taken to?

http://www.bearconservation.org.uk/san​ctuaries/


SEE? He could've been sent to Idaho! WTF Tahoe peoples?!

https://www.bearrehab.org/
 
2021-10-23 9:55:55 PM  

waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.


Bears can live in apartments. We call such an apartment building a zoo.
 
2021-10-23 9:59:01 PM  

EBN-OZN: Safeway Bear's not really gone. That's what he wants you to think.

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I have to admit I actually laughed. TY.
 
2021-10-23 10:00:12 PM  

casey17: WelldeadLink: casey17: That poor bear didn't deserve this fate. Was there not a zoo or sanctuary he could've been taken to?

http://www.bearconservation.org.uk/san​ctuaries/

SEE? He could've been sent to Idaho! WTF Tahoe peoples?!

https://www.bearrehab.org/


Did you send money to Tahoe?
 
2021-10-23 10:03:55 PM  
Well that was a depressing read.
 
2021-10-23 10:05:01 PM  

WelldeadLink: casey17: WelldeadLink: casey17: That poor bear didn't deserve this fate. Was there not a zoo or sanctuary he could've been taken to?

http://www.bearconservation.org.uk/san​ctuaries/

SEE? He could've been sent to Idaho! WTF Tahoe peoples?!

https://www.bearrehab.org/

Did you send money to Tahoe?


No, porque? The sanctuary is in Idaho.  Who would I have sent it to in Tahoe?
 
2021-10-23 10:08:03 PM  

waxbeans: puffy999: waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.

I mean, sure, but even camping and such... bears like this feed off of human stuff for generations and so if anything just taking one and dumping them off in the woods, expecting them to grin and bear it, is like throwing a pet dog or cat out in the woods.

Sure. But humans are the original problem.  We don't see bears in actual cities. Full stop. We do need to leave land for the rest of the living things. Because, we can adapt.  They can't.


That's not wrong.

But "just leave the cities" really wouldn't have helped in the case of this specific bear.
 
2021-10-23 10:09:09 PM  
At least not without a time machine.
 
2021-10-23 11:49:18 PM  

WelldeadLink: waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.

Bears can live in apartments. We call such an apartment building a zoo.


Actually.  That's a prison. Animals should not be pets.
 
2021-10-24 12:43:26 AM  

alienated: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

I disagree. They should have  let the old boy live out the rest of his life in a sanctuary. Or the Haight.


Guerneville.
 
2021-10-24 12:45:03 AM  
Book him, Lou.

One count of bein' a bear.
 
2021-10-24 7:42:27 AM  

waxbeans: zeaper12: waxbeans: puffy999: Should've just euthanized him.

Or humans should live in cities and not the woods? We can live in apartments.  Bears can't.  JFC.  Humanity is disgusting.

Yes we are but it's the slobs that leave food or garage out that are killing bears.

Not sure why people leave the city. End of the story. When people die in wild I laugh.  In doors and AC was made for a reason.
I only support being outside for hunting, and work. Camping for fun is stupid and should be illegal.
Live in the words for a job or fark off.


Who would ever want to get away from this paradise?

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2021-10-24 8:19:21 AM  
"Not sure why people leave the city. End of the story. When people die in wild I laugh.  In doors and AC was made for a reason.
I only support being outside for hunting, and work. Camping for fun is stupid and should be illegal.
Live in the words for a job or fark off"

So glad I don't live in your world. 
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2021-10-24 11:56:14 AM  

wxboy: .

Who would ever want to get away from this paradise?

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People who don't want to deal the following:
Bears. Cougars. Anthrax.  Rabid animals.  Falling down a hillside, a cliff. Scorpions.  Snakes.  Wild dogs. Wolves. Coyotes.  Ticks. Deers.  Skunks.  Oh and getting killed by a series killer who hikes.
 
2021-10-24 11:57:35 AM  

MWShannon: "Not sure why people leave the city. End of the story. When people die in wild I laugh.  In doors and AC was made for a reason.
I only support being outside for hunting, and work. Camping for fun is stupid and should be illegal.
Live in the words for a job or fark off"

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Enjoy the Lyme  Disease
 
2021-10-24 10:56:22 PM  

casey17: WelldeadLink: casey17: WelldeadLink: casey17: That poor bear didn't deserve this fate. Was there not a zoo or sanctuary he could've been taken to?

http://www.bearconservation.org.uk/san​ctuaries/

SEE? He could've been sent to Idaho! WTF Tahoe peoples?!

https://www.bearrehab.org/

Did you send money to Tahoe?

No, porque? The sanctuary is in Idaho.  Who would I have sent it to in Tahoe?


To someone that had to pay to send their problem away, after they phoned up everyone to find an empty spot for it.
 
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