Early Spring Weather Bringing Out Bears

Various Sources/Idaho Fish & Game Department, Bear Hunting Magazine

Over the last week, many states have released information that bears are coming out of their dens earlier than usual due to the relatively mild winter many parts of the United States had.

Wildlife officials ask that, to discourage bears from seeking food near humans, residents should feed pets indoors, lock up trash, remove bird feeders in spring and summer, keep grills clean and inside sheds or garages, and lock doors and windows of homes and cars.

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