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Gov't mulls designating prefectural bear populations for capture after attacks

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So, the Environment ministry bureaucrats have finally woken up with ideas to stop the slaughter?

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How about bears who roam between prefectures?

No pockets for mynumber cards.

Hope they can find a humane solution.

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This is the beginning of the end for the black bear in Honshu.

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a government subsidy system . .

which WILL be abused to line pockets.

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Death is better than capture. I remember travelling around Kyushu about ten years ago and seeing this bear locked in a tiny cage in a farm park. What a terrible existence. Went back ten years later and the poor thing was still there in the same cage. What is anyone supposed to gain from that?

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Give the prefecture the right to bear arms!

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If one reads this article, "capture" applies to the moving of bears to other areas where they are extinct or endangered. Not put into farm parks.

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 under a government subsidy system

What isn’t subsidized in Japan, honestly…

-3 ( +2 / -5 )

Gov't mulls

Whenever you see this, remember they don't actually plan on doing anything. It'll be all talk, no action.

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