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Bear Encounters

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Wildlife Officials Warn That Bears Are Back

It’s spring time in the Rockies and with a long winter behind them, the bears are back and they’re hungry.

04/29/2014

A bear was wandering around an Arvada neighborhood in July 2013. (credit: CBS)

Number Of Bear-Human Encounters Down Significantly

The number of bear-human encounters is down significantly this year in part because natural food sources aren’t as hard to find.

09/05/2013

Bear cubs in Golden in August 2012 (credit: City of Golden)

Parks And Wildlife Gets Working On Their Bear Aware Campaign

State wildlife officials in the high country say the weather in upcoming weeks will be critical in determining what bear season will be like.

03/15/2013

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Aspen Sits In Heart Of Bear Country

With an estimated 16,000 bears in Colorado, one of the state’s most celebrated towns sits in the heart of bear habitat.

05/25/2012

Image of a bear in Aspen in August, 2011 (credit: CBS)

Alarming String Of Encounters With Bears Reported In Aspen

Black bears are at it again in Aspen after causing something of a sensation back in 2009.

08/02/2011

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