Dispute over sheep killing by bears

Controversy over introduction of bears

Pro and anti bear groups are at loggerheads again in the Pyrenees over whether or not to reintroduce more bears. 

After years of inactivity by the French authorities, wild animal lovers are calling for two new female bears to be introduced to keep numbers up, citing figures showing dropping numbers of bear attacks on livestock – the main bone of contention surrounding efforts to maintain the population. Bears were ...

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