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avatar Black Bears in Los Angeles
January 18, 2010 04:49AM
http://www.myfoxla.com/dpp/news/local/los-angeles-county-bears-20100117

Bear Numbers Bloom in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles - State biologists have concluded that the ever-increasing number of local black bears are not native to Southern California mountains, but are descendants of 33 troublesome bears that were relocated here from the Sierra Nevada during the 1930s.

Eleven female bears, and 22 males, were brought into the area during the Great Depression and appear to be the sole ancestors of the animals that are increasingly, boldly venturing into neighborhoods along the foothills, and as far west as Ventura, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported today. .....

(Genetically distinct, I wonder if there should be a subspecies name. Any suggestions Ursus Americanus _________ possibly = Hollywoodicum or Superficialis? )

see list of subspecies:
http://www.covebear.com/BlackBearSubspecies.htm



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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/18/2010 04:56AM by Frank Furter.
avatar Re: Black Bears in Los Angeles
January 18, 2010 07:50AM
Quote
Frank Furter
(Genetically distinct, I wonder if there should be a subspecies name. Any suggestions Ursus Americanus _________ possibly = Hollywoodicum or Superficialis? )

see list of subspecies:
http://www.covebear.com/BlackBearSubspecies.htm



Jacuzzius
avatar Re: Black Bears in Los Angeles
January 18, 2010 08:17AM
I gots no suggestion but eye tell u dis.
Had a date with one and from da woods her nose lookied WAY too perfect.
Something was up definitely up. Coulda had one of doze sexy change operations too.
Her name was Randie (at least that is what I was told)

http://yosemitenews.info/forum/read.php?1,21787



Chick-on is looking at you!



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 01/18/2010 08:19AM by chick-on.
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