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Tue., May 7, 2013, 11:42 a.m.

Camera collars let biologists tag along with bears

Image from Alaska Department of Fish & Game Bear CAM
Image from Alaska Department of Fish & Game Bear CAM

WILDLIFE -- Biologists at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are getting a peek into what city bears do all day.

Six bears were equipped with rugged video cameras attached to collars around their necks, which are allowing biologists to get a good idea of how the four black and two brown bears spent their time last summer.

See the story and video clips.




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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