MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Dry weather in Minnesota is driving black bears closer to campsites and homes.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says dry conditions in the northeastern and north-central parts of the state have caused a shortage of food bears eat in the wild, so they’re looking for your leftovers.READ MORE: Linda Johnson, 66, Identified As Victim In St. Paul Beating Death
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Residents in these areas are urged to lock the lids on their dumpsters, keep trash containers in a locked shed or garage, and take down bird feeders.
Campers are advised to store food in a locked car, and make sure they don’t leave anything behind.3 Killed In Weekend Crash In Western Wisconsin