I was amused by Allison Frank’s letter regarding bears in Asheville [“Sounding the Alarm About Town Bears,” Aug. 1, Xpress]. Some of the “transplants” seem shocked that we actually have wildlife here. I remember a woman in my complex running and screaming in terror from — a turkey. Bears are here. Act accordingly.
— Tim Duncan Asheville
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In east Asheville recently, a cub was found dead with a 22 caliber bullet in it’s rear, shoved in a trash bag and left on the street. Those residents of this mountain town who are upset that human development is causing more desperation in the bear population are the ones I would like to see forced out, not the bears.