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With Black Bear Population On Rise, Florida May Allow Hunts

With Florida’s black bears rebounding from near extinction, clashes with humans are on the rise, and the state is considering a limited hunting season as part of the solution.

02/04/2015

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Woman Mauled By Black Bear At Wildlife Sanctuary

Authorities say a 400-pound black bear mauled a woman’s arm at a Tampa Bay area wildlife sanctuary.

01/24/2015

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Central Florida Woman Bit By Bear

A Florida woman is recovering from a being bit by a bear in the latest bear attack in the Orlando suburb of Lake Mary.

12/04/2014

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Man Kills 500-Pound Black Bear That Broke Into His Home

A man shot and killed a 500-pound bear that broke into his home, according to WKMG-TV.

10/28/2014

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Florida Woman Doesn’t Blame Bear For Her Attack

A Florida woman who was attacked by a bear last weekend says she doesn’t want bears to be killed by wildlife officials for doing what wild animals do.

04/17/2014

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Authorities Say Bear Attacked Central Florida Man

Lake County sheriff says victim was treated for minor cuts and bruises.

CBS Tampa–02/28/2014

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Bear Bit Fla. Woman In Face During Attack

A Florida woman did everything she should do when confronted by a bear but the animal still attacked her, biting her face.

12/31/2013

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2nd Bear Suspected In Woman’s Mauling Euthanized

Another bear has been trapped and euthanized in a central Florida neighborhood where a woman walking her dogs was mauled.

CBS Tampa–12/09/2013

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Bear Suspected In Attack Of Woman Is Euthanized

A bear that matched the description of one that injured a Florida woman who was walking her dogs has been captured and euthanized.

CBS Tampa–12/05/2013

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Central Fla. Woman Injured In Encounter With Bear

A woman was injured in an encounter with a bear while walking her dog, and wildlife officers set up a trap Tuesday to try to capture the animal, officials said.

12/03/2013

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