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Bear Attack in South Florida

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Altaris, Jan 13, 2018 at 11:24 AM.

  1. Altaris

    Altaris

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  2. ranger1968

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    Florida is full of bears; there is even a limited hunting season for them....

    The South end of Florida is also becoming pretty full of panthers, which are quickly becoming a serious problem....
     
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    Snowbirds are a favorite food item, right behind fish. No wonder they are being attracted to Florida.
     
  4. tadbart

    tadbart duuuuude.

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    dudemanbro. the bears need to step up their game.

    there's bajillions of snowbirds and furriners that need et.
     
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    SWFlGuy Lifetime NRA member

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    Its no biggie, the panthers seem to jump in front of cars on a daily basis down here.
    I think the panthers are attacking them.:impatient:
     
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  7. Bruce M

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    We got everything here. Wild horses, bison, alligators, crocodiles, three foot lizards that freeze up and fall from the trees when they get cold but are not dead. Primates. I do wonder in bear versus python who would win more often.
     
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    Golfers. Drunken idiotic golfers.
    Come on Florida bears and alligators, let's get on the stick.
    The golf course is like a buffet out there.

    You could probably even televise it and actually make golf worth watching.

    "You watching the golf today?"

    "With all the recent bear and gator attacks! You bet I am!"
     
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    Joshhtn The eBay Guy Silver Member

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    I know you already said Primates, but I want to be a bit more specific...

    Herpe monkeys.
     
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    Those have always been around. They come from s-hole countries.
     
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    Yes, there are lots of black bears. But this is the first time I ever heard of somebody getting attacked by one. I would bet the three bears he encountered were a mother and her two cubs.

    There are estimated only about 200 Florida panthers in the wild. I wouldn't call that "full". But their numbers are on the rise.
     
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    Double or triple the numbers and you have the truth. They don't want the real numbers known so they can stay on the endangered list. Left the swamp for a sand hill , like most of the more adventurous critters .
     
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    I suspect we're seeing bears and other critters 'in town' more often because residential development is eliminating natural habitat. A huge project east of North Naples has forced bears and other animals to move elsewhere.

    Florida has been working for decades to grow the panther population. Panthers from other states have been introduced here successfully. We kill too many of them with cars each year, so I don't think they've become a problem.
     
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    Agreed. Florida would be far better off with a lot more panthers and bears and alligators and a lot fewer New Yorkers, Canadians, Puerto Ricans, etc.
     
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    Horse vs alligator - hard to choose.
     
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    M&P15T Some things in here don't react well to bullets.

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    Dilly-Dilly!!!
     
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    We call them blue state herpe baboons.