State calls off the dogs for bear hunting January 1, 2012 California

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State calls off the dogs for bear hunting January 1, 2012 California, Calaveras Enterprise
...  illegal to pursue bears and bobcats with hounds... Data collected in 2011 by the California Department of Fish and Game indicates there are between 25,000 and 30,000 black bears living in 52,000 square miles of hunting zones throughout the state...San Andreas businessman Rico Oller disagrees ... estimating the state population is now in excess of 70,000... “Bears are huge predators of fawns ... They are just going to devastate the fawn population.” ...  

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