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Bears Migrate Closer To Town

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As fall begins, Fish, Wildlife and Parks warn Bozeman residents to be aware of bears wondering around town looking for food.

FWP Spokesperson Andrea Jones said this is the time bears will be trying to store up fat for the winter and that means they have a tendency to come closer to town, seeking food sources.

She said there are a few things you can do to avoid a bear in your backyard.

"People need to make sure they clean up their garage, house and pick up any remaining fruit," Jones said.

Jones said there have been several sightings of a black bear near the M trail.

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