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October 15, 2013
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Different tactics emerge in fight over Tahoe bears

LAKE TAHOE — It’s not your average bear battle. After years of trying to keep the region’s black bears from being captured and possibly killed, animal rights activists in Lake Tahoe are using increasingly aggressive strategies to keep California and Nevada game wardens from trapping bears that break into homes, businesses and campsites in search of food. Members of the Bear League, a grass-roots group that tries to educate people not to fear the animals and to keep better tabs on their trash, have started keeping vigils by traps and booing the game wardens who set and check on them, …

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