Number of Human-Bear Conflicts Growing Across Alaska

Wildlife experts are calling this summer one of the busiest years of bear encounters they have seen.

The Anchorage Daily News reports biologists believe that poor berry crops and struggling salmon are motivating the hungry bears to wander away from the woods and go into towns.

Recent incidents include a black bear taking over the Juneau arboretum and another bruin that shut down a fish-cleaning facility. (Read more from “Number of Human-Bear Conflicts Growing Across Alaska” HERE)

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