Bear sightings rise in S. Wisconsin

July 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports that black bear sightings are becoming increasingly common in southern Wisconsin as bruins find areas previously marginal as habitat suitable for occupancy. “Bear distribution in Wisconsin has shifted further south and southwest, facilitated by the increase in the bear population and areas of suitable habitat available in southern Wisconsin,” said bear biologist Linda Olver. Wisc. Ag Connection.
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