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July 31, 2012
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No good way to feed the bears

This is the story of three bears, two of which were rehabilitated before they were released in the wild, only to be shot when they started raiding Sorensen's.

One of the dangers of releasing bears into the wild after they've spent time relying on humans for food is that the first thing they do is look for some humans.

It's often been said here that a fed bear is a dead bear, and that's why Douglas County is one of the few in Nevada to require people who've been subjected to bear raids to purchase bear-proof trash cans.

It's been …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 31, 2012 07:16PM Published Jul 31, 2012 07:15PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.