Colorado wildlife officials say bear confrontations up
Aspen, CO Colorado
COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado wildlife officials say they have received a higher than normal number of calls about bears this summer.
People have reported bears entering homes, garages, sheds, tents and chicken coops.
Wildlife officials killed a bear that injured a teenage camper in his tent July 15 near Leadville. The bear had apparently ransacked a cooler outside a tent prior to the incident.
Wildlife manager Cory Chick says bears are foraging because this has been a below average, dry year for natural food for bears, including green vegetation and bugs.
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