Sunday, March 17, 2013
Nevada DOW criticized when bear dies in capture attempt
Let's get one thing straight right off. The motor vehicle traffic, not the black bear, should have been stopped. Why? Because all that human stuff - the road, the ski resort, the cars, the noise pollution - is the hazard to native wildlife, not the other way around. The bear's well-being, not that of the motor vehicle drivers, should have been the first consideration. That is always the case. You can read about the Nevada state wildlife agency's debacle in this article.