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Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Jersey Bear Hunt Begins Despite Protests

For the first time in five years hunters were out in the wilds of Northwestern New Jersey helping state biologists thin what they say is an exploding bear population.

12/06/2010

Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NJ Supreme Court Won’t Block Black Bear Hunt

Supreme Court Justice Edwin Stern turned down a request by The Animal Protection League of New Jersey and the Bear Education and Resource Group to stop the six-day hunt.

12/04/2010

Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Court Refuses To Stop N.J. Bear Hunt; Activists Fume

Animal rights activists are petitioning New Jersey’s highest court and appealing to Governor Christie to block a black bear hunt scheduled to begin Monday.

12/03/2010

A Black Bear - File / Photo: China Photos/Getty Images

NJ Preps For Its First Bear Hunt Since 2005

Animal rights activists who sued New Jersey on behalf of black bears in 2007 are going back to court to try to stop a scheduled bear hunt from starting Monday.

12/02/2010

(Photo credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority In NJ Favor Bear Hunt

When asked whether they approved of a bear hunting season for New Jersey, 49 percent of respondents said they did and 33 percent disapproved. Another 18 percent said they were undecided.

11/15/2010

Trapped Bear (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Bear Hunt Ends In Capture

The small male was estimated at about 150 pounds and was caught in a special trap that was set in the woods in Armonk.

10/26/2010

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Black Bears Move In On N.J. Neighborhood

Too close for comfort. Residents of one New Jersey town said they’re used to seeing black bears near their homes, but not like this.

CBS 2–07/30/2010

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