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Re: Bear reported by bare man

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June 18, 2001 04:55PM
From what I know of Yosemite black bears, the rangers suggest that you throw stuff at them and let them know they are unwelcome. I did that to a black bear that I ran into once in Yosemite, who was circling my campsite. He finally freaked out when one rock got too close to him and he charged. Luckily, it was right at a tree and he climbed it 20 feet up in about 3.3 seconds. Those things can move! Generally speaking though, black bears are not a threat to humans. Every once in a while somewhere in North America, a black bear will freak out and kill someone. But that is akin to a lightning strike or shark attack.
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Bear reported by bare man

katrina c/o TJ 699June 16, 2001 04:31PM

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PAUL P. 430June 16, 2001 11:20PM

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MikelG 398June 17, 2001 05:45AM

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Wizard 446June 17, 2001 08:26AM

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EastBay 444June 18, 2001 11:42AM

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Rick 478June 18, 2001 12:02PM

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Paul P. 413June 18, 2001 11:52AM

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Rick 440June 18, 2001 11:59AM

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mikki 432June 18, 2001 02:37PM

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Rick 444June 18, 2001 02:42PM

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EastBay 427June 18, 2001 04:55PM

don't run from a black bear!!!

Rick 414June 18, 2001 05:16PM

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EastBay 412June 18, 2001 06:34PM

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Rick 447June 18, 2001 08:08PM

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MikelG 493June 19, 2001 02:06PM

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EastBay 396June 19, 2001 05:46PM

SShoot the bear?

Rick 437June 19, 2001 08:34PM

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Craig 458June 19, 2001 10:04PM

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katrina 393June 22, 2001 03:02PM

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Rick 459June 22, 2001 03:39PM

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EastBay 404June 20, 2001 05:39PM

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Rick 440June 20, 2001 08:35PM

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John 449June 21, 2001 03:16PM

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free our forests 490June 21, 2001 12:41PM

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EastBay 436June 21, 2001 05:31PM

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Viejo Bill 457June 22, 2001 01:13AM

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Padeo 383June 22, 2001 07:47AM

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Melissa 775September 21, 2002 11:11AM



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