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Colorado issues warning about bears waking from hibernation


April 12, 2020

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Parks and Wildlife department issued a call to avoid situations that attract bears and allow access to food as the animals wake from hibernation.

The department reminded residents and visitors in the state's mountain areas to keep food out of cars and lock ground-floor windows and doors in homes and garages, The Aspen Times reports.

Pet food should be brought inside and use of bird feeders and grill cleaning should be temporarily discontinued, the department said.

Male bears typically emerge first from hibernation, followed by solitary females and then fem...

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