Black-Bear Comeback?: Texas considers bruin repopulation proposal

Historically, East Texas was always bear country, and it may be so again. A growing numbers of bruins in neighboring states has led to increased sightings and renewed interest in re-establishing the bears in the Lone Star State. If there's enough support, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department may move ahead with a proposal to repopulate parts of East Texas with 30 female bears. Here's the latest from HeraldToday.com.
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