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Brown bear ripped the tent tourists

August 7 2009

In Kamchatka brown bear once again disturbed people. The animal came to the camp of tourists on the river fast. Predator ripped tent holiday, no one was hurt.

This is not the first exit-toed to the people on the peninsula, recorded this summer. Animals appearing in the tourist camp near the village of Malki, in the townships Sobolevo, Palau. Three bears, aggressive behavior that threatened people who had to shoot him.

In Palana August 4 bear tore a woman at a local stadium. A group of hunters got permission to destroy the predator, but until evidence to determine whether to defuse the beast, have been reported.

In the Kamchatka region inhabited by up to 16,000 brown bears. This is one of the world's largest subspecies. Body length of adult males up to 3 m, weight - 700 kg. In summer months, predators go to the shores of spawning rivers, which feed on salmon and salmon roe, often competing with fishermen or poachers, according to ITAR-TASS .

Experts believe that currently feed for these predators in the rivers enough. The reason for their exit to settlements and camps for tourists become landfill waste, which attract both an easy way to foraging.

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