Saturday, July 13, 2013

Our Tax Dollars at Work

Are we probing black bears?

http://www.nps.gov/grsm/naturescience/black-bears.htm

Now wildlife managers use proactive aversive conditioning that involves capturing, working-up, and releasing bears back into the same area. The work-up involves tranquilizing the animal and performing a safe medical examination on the bear. While the procedure is harmless to the bear, it is unpleasant and re-instills a fear of humans. This approach allows bears to remain in their home range, but they shy away from the developed areas.

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