Woman Killed by Bear

Yogi bear— It’s not a good idea to feed the bears.  They might become extremely annoying, like Yogi Bear and Boo Boo…or they might kill you!

This just happened to a Denver woman in her 70’s suspected of feeding bears on her property for over a decade despite repeated warnings; the woman reportedly had up to fourteen bears on her land at the same time.  An autopsy revealed that she bled to death quickly from deep slashes to her head and neck. It’s an offense to feed bears in Colorado, with the first offense drawing a $100 fine, the second $500, and the third $1,000.

black bear — Bears are omnivorous and opportunistic feeders that primarily forage for berries, nuts, and insects.   They will, however, also consume human food, carrion, and small animals…feeding a bear alters their behavior, potentially with catastrophic results...

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2 Comments on “Woman Killed by Bear”

  1. Carycomic Says:

    I thought old age was supposed to bring wisdom. 😦


    • vulpesffb Says:

      One of the slain woman’s daughters reports that her mother was starting to develop dementia, which may have contributed to her lack of caution…


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