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Breakfast for bruins: ADFG on trail of garbage can raider

 


Alaska Department of Fish and Game workers are on the trail of a persistent raider of trash cans in the Severson subdivision.

For a few weeks now, residents in that area and surroundings have complained of a bear in the area upsetting garbage cans and spreading refuse in its search for a meal, reported Rich Lowell, ADFG wildlife biologist.

Unfortunately, the abundance of food items in the area have made trapping, accomplished by enticing the ursine in question into a cage, difficult, as there appears to much tastier fare readily available in unsecured garbage.

“We’re trying to compete w...



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