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Bear in the bird seed

Written by John Hayes on .

Please don't feed the bears. That includes leaving bird seeds where bears can get to them.

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for video of a black bear that found food in a backyard in Farmington, Fayette County.

Black bears can learn quickly that human habitation means easy-to-get food. That often leads to negative human-bear contact, and bears that learn to not fear humans are often killed by hunters.

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