Increased bear sightings in Aspen

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

ASPEN, Colo (KKCO) Police in Aspen are reporting a huge increase in the number of bear calls logged last month compared to last year. Police recorded 292 calls about bears for August, some for the same bear this year. That's compared to 38 bear calls last August. That's according to the the Aspen Times. Experts say the drought is causing bears to come into towns looking for food. So far, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has had to euthanize 28 bears this year.


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  • by Good on Sep 2, 2012 at 05:05 PM
    Hopefully the bears take down the pathetic human population living there. I also did give a rip about my spelling either, quit wasting your time
  • by Rufus on Sep 2, 2012 at 08:22 AM
    Stupid humans.
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