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Bear information provided by MPNCA President Sally Riker

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 9:30 AM | Anonymous member

HI Neighbors, I know it's been almost a week since someone posted about the bear so I'm hoping he/she has moved on but I was able to get in touch with someone with Game Management in the Wildlife Resources Division for the DNR. They passed on  this link: http://bearwise.org/ They told me they are aware of the bear and are tracking it. They said typically they get 1-2 bears that make their way to Fulton County each year. The bears are more scared of us than we are of them and they haven't had a bear attack in GA reported yet. The bears are looking for an easy source of food... bird seed,cat/dog food, people food, etc. They move on pretty fast once the food supply dries up. They are also afraid of loud noises. The DNR told me they usually only come out to get a bear if it's being aggressive or a big nuisance. If this is the case, please call them but other than that, they won't get them because they want them to naturally find their way.


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