Hungry bears near humans for easy meal

September 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Trail Boss News

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Without their usual diet of berries and nuts as hibernation approaches, mama, papa and baby bears in the West are turning to cars and cabins and finding the leftovers are juuuust right. Huckleberries, nuts and pine cones are in short supply this year because of poor growing conditions, so bears have taken to breaking into cars, nosing around backyards and raiding orchards. Read more