It should be:
"Irresponsible Cub-killer ???"
Nice photo, anyway.
(Somebody has to control the deer population
These guys control the dead humpy and overflowing garbage can populations.
You're absolutely correct.
I didn't realize Deer Mtn got that much
visitor traffic. Those folks sure know how
to attract them bears!
I was elk hunting about five years ago when I saw something coming through knee high grass. I thought it was a porcupine and it was a bear cub. Ran right across my boots. Scared the shit out of me. I made a beeline for the truck and almost needed a transfusion after running through scrub oaks and briars for a mile.
It could have been worst.
You could have met up with Devil's Club in
the PAC-NW, or cholla cactus here in central
I always got a shock out of the bears I saw
in Sequoia NP, and the people who were
feeding them there.
...it's backside turning away from me, completely disinterested. (Much preferred to the "business end" pointing toward me in a rage - which has happened before - mama sow with two cubs in the Olympics of WA.)
I've yet to see a bear in the lower 48, see them everytime I go to Ketchikan though.