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Legendary bear’s death a sad moment

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In a year when it feels like there’s a record number of nuisance bears, maybe it’s odd to mourn one. Yet here we are, contemplating the capable and ever-hungry Yellow-Yellow, the roughly 20-year-old female black bear who could open bear-proof containers. She was shot by a hunter in Jay, near the Adirondack High Peaks. It happened Oct. 21, according to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Thanks to a warm winter followed by a dry summer that ...

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