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September 28, 2022
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Forbidden fruit trees: Canadian national park urges locals to remove bear-attracting bushes

Black bears preparing to hibernate have been lured into Jasper townsite by residents’ non-native apple and cherry trees

The waning days of summer and a bounty of ripe fruit have pitted hungry black bears against park rangers in a fight over a Canadian mountain town’s fruit trees.

Residents living in the Jasper national park townsite have been warned that fruit trees on their properties are luring in black bears and need to be removed as soon as possible.

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