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June 26, 2012
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'Long summer of bears' starts with ursine visit to Carson backyard

Berniece and Paul Dahl heard a sentence the other day that most of us probably never will: "There's a bear on your wall."

But with a dry season upon us and little relief in sight, the Nevada Department of Wildlife warned Monday that variations on that warning may become more common as Sierra Nevada black bears forage for food at lower elevations.

The bear that found its way Saturday to the Dahls' backyard, near the Governor's Mansion, was tranquilized and transported to Little Valley, said NDOW spokesman Chris Healy, "an area with some really good bear habitat, hoping that this …

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