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Black bear sightings up in Mississippi, especially on coast

June 7, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — Wildlife officials say coastal Mississippi is seeing higher than normal black bear activity this year and residents should remove attractants if one’s spotted in a residential area. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says black bears mainly eat foods like berries, acorns, grasses and insects. They’re also attracted to open […]

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