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Bear Population on Rise in Connecticut

Jun 27th, 2014 | By

Bear sightings are practically a daily occurrence in the northwest corner of Connecticut. In the past year, there have been 340 bear sightings in Avon alone, and speculation of bear dens near commercial areas, such as busy route 44. These bears are lured into neighborhoods by bird feeders and garbage cans, and seem to be

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DEEP Catches and Kills CT Black Bear Deemed ‘Problem Bear’

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

Two videos posted on YouTube show Bear B-1 eating while people are nearby, talking at her. For more on this story, visit: DEEP Catches and Kills CT Black Bear Deemed “Problem Bear” – Glastonbury, CT Patch.

Black bear is uninvited guest at North Guilford home

Jul 5th, 2011 | By

On a late June morning, just minutes after walking their dog, Rufus, this North Guilford couple had an uninvited guest drop in. Ken and Mary Norris reported seeing a black bear foraging on their property, off Route 77, about 1 mile past Lake Quonnipaug, around 7:30 a.m., June 24. Presumably a male, the bear was

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