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Bears seek food in backyards

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Black bears are big and beautiful, but they are also dangerous.

Biologists say there are more than 6,000 bears in Vermont. This number has doubled in two decades. Along with the growing population has been an increase in contact between bears and humans.

Find out how to stay safe while allowing bears to thrive.

For more tips on bears -- http://www.wildnh.com/Wildlife/Somethings_Bruin.htm -- http://www.vtfishandwildlife.com/wildlife_living_with_bears.cfm 

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