Problem bears are more likely to be euthanized than live a long happy life
The Roaring Fork Valley is well known to provide some of the best Black Bear habitat in the Western United States. Nearly every shrub in the valley provides edible fruit, and steep, north-facing slopes in the vast wilderness make excellent locations for dens in which bears take their long winter’s naps.
But for some bears — the one’s that get labeled as “problem bears” — this fairy tale land does not provide a happy ending.
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