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#2635721 - Mon Apr 02 2012 04:33 PM Killer Bear Killed in Yellowstone
Guest3 Offline
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#2635742 - Mon Apr 02 2012 04:50 PM Re: Killer Bear Killed in Yellowstone [Re: Guest3]
John S Offline
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I really can't stand stories written in a manner the author believes an animal would think. No one knows an animal's point of view and this kind of story is a prime example of the (Disneyfication) , humanizing of animals and wildlife specifically.
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#2635760 - Mon Apr 02 2012 05:04 PM Re: Killer Bear Killed in Yellowstone [Re: John S]
jkhunter Offline
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Registered: Thu Dec 19 2002
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Loc: Pittsburgh
I wasn't aware that they committed crimes either

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#2635781 - Mon Apr 02 2012 05:29 PM Re: Killer Bear Killed in Yellowstone [Re: jkhunter]
TPlank Offline
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Registered: Mon Oct 11 1999
Posts: 10811
Loc: 5A/5B
More interesting reads. Each bear attack is through investigated, inside and outside of Y-stone. Here is the NPS report and FWS report on the Mary Mountain Attack. It gets pretty detailed. I don't think they leave much out except photos of the victim.

NPS Report

FWS Report

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#2636848 - Tue Apr 03 2012 02:33 PM Re: Killer Bear Killed in Yellowstone [Re: Guest3]
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Registered: Wed Jan 07 2009
Posts: 1386
Loc: Northeastern PA
I find myself agreeing with John, more and more, time after time (other than the political forum- but I guess we all can't be perfect)..... I wish my co-pay for therapy wasn't so high....maybe I should check into this Obamacare stuff, huh, John. Enjoy your day everyone! Keystonepaul

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#2639114 - Thu Apr 05 2012 05:28 PM Re: Killer Bear Killed in Yellowstone [Re: Guest3]
The Rakist Offline
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Posts: 618
Loc: Between NY & MD
I'm with John S and Keystone Paul, that article is written from the delusional perspective of someone that treats animals as equals. There is a difference between respect for animals and treating animals as peers. I think its safe to say all of us here have respect for animals, but don't have reverence for them as peers.
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