Calls to Update Connecticut’s Laws on Bears, as Officer Cleared in Shooting Case

The orphaned cubs of Bobbi the bear now live at the Kilham Bear Center in New Hampshire (Courtesy of Kilham Bear Sanctuary)


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It’s illegal to hunt bears in Connecticut, but you can shoot one if it “pursues or worries” your chickens.

The law was written in a day when agriculture prevailed, but it would be legal justificat...

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Angela Carella

For 36 years prior to joining the Connecticut Examiner, Angela Carella was a beat reporter, investigative reporter, editor and columnist for the Stamford Advocate. Carella reports on Stamford and Fairfield County. T: 203 722 6811.