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Bear kills one US hiker in Romania

Postby CaLculAted Risk » Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:38 pm

Looks like another fatal bear attack. This time, on a trail in the Carpathian Mountains.


http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/europe/06 ... index.html
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Bear.

Postby BobSmith » Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:33 am

Damn. What's up with all the bear attacks, other than so many people encroaching into their territories?
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Re: Bear.

Postby Gareth » Mon Jun 25, 2007 1:39 am

BobSmith wrote:Damn. What's up with all the bear attacks, other than so many people encroaching into their territories?

What's up?

Remember that media-created shark attack summer a few years ago? I'm betting that this is bear attack Summer.
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Postby Charles » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:31 am

Why do bears hate the US?
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Postby Jay Power » Mon Jun 25, 2007 10:12 am

Has anyone ever seen a Mattabooboo?
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Bear kills one US hiker in Romania

Postby Cy Kaicener » Mon Jun 25, 2007 12:12 pm

These bear attacks are becoming very hard to bear. Its a good thing Bram Stoker never wrote anything about bears. Here is another report from San Diego
http://www.signsonsandiego.com/news/wor ... ttack.html
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Postby Vid Pogachnik » Mon Jun 25, 2007 2:47 pm

It happened also before. Only that Americans were not involved so much ;)
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Postby Arthur Digbee » Mon Jun 25, 2007 4:13 pm

If memory serves, Transylvania/Romania is the highest bear-fatality region of the world because of high human density and high bear density. I'd be willing to bet that we kill a lot more of them than they kill of us, however.
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Postby Poor Climber » Mon Jun 25, 2007 5:23 pm

I'd be willing to bet that we kill a lot more of them than they kill of us, however.


So, what your saying is..,.. " We are winning?" :twisted: :twisted:
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Postby Arthur Digbee » Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:03 pm

Poor Climber wrote:
I'd be willing to bet that we kill a lot more of them than they kill of us, however.


So, what your saying is..,.. " We are winning?" :twisted: :twisted:



:lol: :lol: :lol:

Americans kill 40,000-50,000 of one another every year with cars, kill who-knows-how many bears, cougars, wolves, alligators, etc. We lose 1-2 people a year to wildlife other than alligators (alligators get more of us than any other species -- good for them). I'm sure that trees kill more people (mostly skiers) than cougars and bears put together. :roll:

Just tryin' to keep it all in perspective.
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Postby Dow Williams » Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:40 pm

Arthur Digbee wrote:I'm sure that trees kill more people (mostly skiers) than cougars and bears put together.


Have attacked me on more than one occasion. They don't retreat.
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Postby Charles » Mon Jun 25, 2007 7:49 pm

Dow Williams wrote:
Arthur Digbee wrote:I'm sure that trees kill more people (mostly skiers) than cougars and bears put together.


Have attacked me on more than one occasion. They don't retreat.


yep trees..one broke a couple of my ribs this winter and it was dead!
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Postby Poor Climber » Mon Jun 25, 2007 8:02 pm

yep trees..one broke a couple of my ribs this winter and it was dead!


DANG!!! Thats tough! :shock: ........ :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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