Problems with bears usually start out so small it's easy to shrug your shoulders and wait for them to go away on their own. But they seldom do. Next thing you know the situation has escalated from damaged bird feeders to break-ins and even injuries.
Solving one problem is good. Preventing lots of future problems is even better. Living with Bears Handbook offers practical information, guidance from experts and dozens of real-life success stories.
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It took about a week for a young black bear in Montana to go from curious and exploring to a statistic. At first the homeowners thought the bear poking its nose into anything that might be edible was "cute." What harm was there in letting it eat some feed or dog food? But one bite led to another and all too soon the bear was in the living room.
The bear was killed shortly after.
Understanding how to keep bears from climbing this Behavioral Ladder of Progression could save millions of dollars and thousands of bears' lives every year.