Don’t put collars on wild bears

It is so mean to put a collar on a wild bear! It is so self-serving to put a bear through human harassment.

If people see lots of bears out there, there probably are lots of bears out there. If you don’t see lots of bears out there, probably there are not lots of bears out there. Therefore, why collar our bears?

Don’t even think about asking me where I live because I don’t want you to harass the bears I see.

Stop torturing bears and other wild animals with your make-work jobs. Leave wild animals wild — duh!

How would you like it if I drugged you and put a collar on your neck?

If you want to do something constructive for wild animals, remove brush to make sun-filled clearings in the state and federal forests. Then food can grow that the bears, etc., need to eat to survive the winter.”

Mary Ann Durand

Asheville

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