January 29, 2023

Connecticut Considering a “Controlled” Bear Hunt?

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With first year bear cubs staring at a survival rate of 80%, the bear population, with no real predator except man, is growing out of control in some places. In a report found today about Connecticut bears and the number of problem calls received by fish and game officials, it states that, “The University of Connecticut is currently conducting a study to pinpoint the exact population of bears in the state, which is the to close to 700. This data will be used to revisit the prospect of a controlled bear hunt.”