United States: Tell the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Protect Bears in Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is planning on opening Alaska’s Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to bear baiting. Bear baiting involves feeding bears at a designated station, so that they become familiar with the location as a food source — subsequently, making them easy targets for hunters.
The proposed rule would rescind regulations that banned some of the cruelest hunting methods on the refuge, including allowing the shooting of bears after baiting them with food like donuts.
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