NDOW [Nevada Department of Wildlife] operates on a three-strike rule with department tagged “nuisance bears.” Once a nuisance bear is caught violating the department’s policy (property damage and getting into uncontained trash are two of the more common violations), it is killed. Other less-severe instances, even if a bear is scared up a tree and eventually tranquilized by NDOW, can also result in a bruin earning a strike.Yeah, that’ll teach ‘em.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
The War On Nuisance Bears
This is from my local newspaper. The article isn’t posted on their website so I can’t provide a link, sorry. This is what happens when forest rangers suffer from cop envy:
Posted by O’Hollern at 11:04 AM