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[pct-l] bear warning (for laughs)

> Over 3,000 people were injured by bears last year. Many of these
> were fatal.  As a public service to all backpackers, campers and other
> people enjoying the remote regions of the US this fall, the Forest
> Service issues this notice:
> Hikers are warned to wear tiny bells in their clothing when in bear
> country.  The bells warn away MOST bears (brown, black, etc.) but be
> careful for this method is ineffective with Kodiak and Grizzly bears.
> Hikers are also cautioned to watch the trail, paying particular
> attention to bear droppings to be alert for the presence of
> Kodiak/Grizzly bears. One can easily spot a Kodiak or Grizzly bear
> dropping, because it has tiny bells in it.


Mountain Dancer  
Maine to Georgia '99
Canada to Mexico '00-'01
Sea Level to Jet Stream '??

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