A chat with the 'Bear Man' August 12, 2012 Maine

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A chat with the 'Bear Man' August 12, 2012 Maine, Lewiston Sun Journal
Maine state bear biologist Randy Cross ... We are really not sure how much bear predation there is on deer. A Pennsylvania study suggested that there is a lot, but that state is not a valid comparison to Maine ... A New Brunswick study suggests that bear kill quite a few fawns, and it’s hard to deny that bears kill young deer. They are good at finding the most calories for the least effort. I’d say it is possible that bears in Maine take as many fawns as coyotes... 


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