attacked a woman
NJ.com says a 34-year-old woman in Sussex County was injured Wednesday afternoon while on the road to get her mail. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection says it saw two to three bears in the area, though they are still trying to confirm the nature of the attack. But New Jersey State Police say the bear charged the woman, leaving her with injuries to her arm and buttocks.
DEP says the bear was 150 to 200 pounds, and 1 to 2 years old.
Watch out for the bears
New York DEC says bears will eat almost anything, such as grasses, berries, fruits, nuts, insects, larvae and carrion, as well as human food sources such as corn, honey, bird seed, litter and pet food when available, DEC says that when bears know they can obtain food from humans , they can become more aggressive. You also really want to watch the loose trash you dumped at her. Bears love to go through it.
They will also open the doors of your house and invite themselves in! Read here.
American black bears are commonly found among woodland areas of the Northeast and into the Appalachian Mountains. They can vary in size by region, although both male and female black bears are found in New York State averaging about 298 pounds, according to Wikipedia. The majority of New York’s black bears live in the Adirondack and Catskills although the DEC says they are becoming well-established in nearly all areas of the state.
Also, don’t take selfies with bears
It is important. Read here.
Don’t sacrifice your friends to bears
Well that’s right. Read here.
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