How to Recognize Bear Tracks in the Woods
Image source: Anorak UK
Bears have been a theme on these pages recently. There was the shocking encounter between a bear and a bicyclist and the amazing true story of a man who saved a bear from drowning. Then came the tragic news that polar bear cannibalism is on the rise as their ice habitat shrinks, and the mournful death of Cute Knut's keeper. So to lighten things up a bit, get a guffaw from this sign, posted at the Fort Steele campground in British Columbia.
In case the text is too hard to read in the picture, the full text is shown below. And don't miss the collection of links to other popular, true-life, amazing or humorous bear stories at the end of this post.Due to the frequency of human-bear encounters, the B C Fish and Wildlife Branch is advising hikers, hunters, fishermen, and any persons that use the out of doors in a recreational or work related function to take extra precautions while in the field.
We advise the outdoorsman to wear little noisy bells on clothing so as to give advance warning to any bears that might be close by so you don't take them by surprise.
We also advise anyone using the out-of doors to carry "Pepper Spray" with him in case of an encounter with a bear.
Outdoorsmen should also be on the watch for fresh bear activity, and be able to tell the difference between black bear feces and grizzly bear feces. Black bear feces is smaller and contains lots of berries and squirel fur. Grizzly Bear shit has bells in it and smells like pepper.
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