Bear goes after man on bike

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Bear goes after man on bike

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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby Netpackrat » Mon Jul 24, 2017 6:24 pm

Meals on wheels.
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby LowKey » Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:14 pm

Should have shot the bear.
Not out of bloodthirstiness, but some studies are starting to suggest the reason an increase in predator vs human attacks is on the rise is due to our reduction in killing predators which exhibit aggression towards humans.
Put another way, shoot the bears that demonstrate aggression towards people and over time the bear population will consist of individuals who are genetically predisposed to avoid people. Not so many photo opportunities, but less risk to people and less risk to the bears.

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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby Netpackrat » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:30 pm

Completely concur. An outlying area of Anchorage was having serious bear problems a few years ago, and ADFG's hands were tied politically. Cow-orker of mine who lives down there said they quietly put out the word for the locals to take care of the problem, and they would turn a blind eye. He said for several weeks thereafter a lot of gunshots were heard, and the bear problem (at least in that area) was much reduced afterward.
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby Rich » Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:37 pm

Best solution I can think of is to have an open hunting season for bears. The length of the season determined by the numbers needed to fill the available habitat.
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Postby Weetabix » Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:10 pm

LowKey wrote:Should have shot the bear.

Good point, and welcome aboard!
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby Jered » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:42 pm

.375 H&H mag for grizzly.

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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby Darrell » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:36 am

We've had quite a rash of black bear problems in Colorado this year, and a bunch have been put down, including one here in the Springs--the bear had learned to follow people into their garages, raiding fridges and freezers. It developed a taste for ice cream and M&Ms, among other things. The last straw was when it entered a home through an open window and spent the night roaming the house. The inhabitants had no idea until the next morning. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if neighbors had been feeding it.

The latest incident happened over the weekend, when a bear got into a guy's SUV up in Crested Butte. It was stuck in the car for a couple of hours, and totally demolished the interior.
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby blackeagle603 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:39 am

where's a guy with a tactical wheelbarrow when you really need him?
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Postby HTRN » Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:06 am

blackeagle603 wrote:where's a guy with a tactical wheelbarrow when you really need him?

Prison? :ugeek: :mrgreen:
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby SoupOrMan » Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:42 pm

*reads subject line*

So, how did the bear get the bike in the first place?
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby MiddleAgedKen » Mon Aug 07, 2017 11:30 pm

SoupOrMan wrote:*reads subject line*

So, how did the bear get the bike in the first place?


Folks, it was bound to happen sooner or later. :lol:
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby skb12172 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:22 am

Netpackrat wrote:Meals on wheels.


You're Killin' Me, Smalls! :lol:
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby skb12172 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:25 am

:lol:
Darrell wrote:We've had quite a rash of black bear problems in Colorado this year, and a bunch have been put down, including one here in the Springs--the bear had learned to follow people into their garages, raiding fridges and freezers. It developed a taste for ice cream and M&Ms, among other things. The last straw was when it entered a home through an open window and spent the night roaming the house. The inhabitants had no idea until the next morning. I wouldn't be a bit surprised if neighbors had been feeding it.

The latest incident happened over the weekend, when a bear got into a guy's SUV up in Crested Butte. It was stuck in the car for a couple of hours, and totally demolished the interior.


Like a Freakin' Yogi Bear cartoon. :lol:
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Re: Bear goes after man on bike

Postby Netpackrat » Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:37 am

skb12172 wrote:
Netpackrat wrote:Meals on wheels.


You're Killin' Me, Smalls! :lol:


Dude, I literally got the t-shirt...

https://tongasstrading.com/product/1692 ... ska-Small/

I wear it all the time!
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