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Reappearance of Black Bears this Spring Prompts Precautions in Connecticut

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

In 2011, the DEEP received nearly 3,000 bear sighting reports from 122 of Connecticut’s 169 towns. This spring, the department has already received several reports of bears traveling through populated areas and coming into contact with humans and domestic animals. When bears emerge from their winter dens, natural foods are scarce and, as a result, bears are often attracted to human-provided foods found near homes.