A brown bear was killed by a resident after it raided a chicken coop in Eagle River. https://t.co/171rjDJWHC
— KTUU.com (@Ch2KTUU) November 14, 2019
Here’s a little more on the story, courtesy of KTUU:
“Most of our black bears go into their den in October, but we commonly have at least some brown bears out in November,” he said.
The bigger issue than a late winter, says Battle, is residents not securing livestock with proper gear. He said there’s an easy way to avoid attacks on livestock.