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Man Kills Endangered Bear

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- 3741 days ago -
A Lawtey man has been charged with killing a Florida black bear. The bear is a threatened species, and killing one is a third-degree felony. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Glen Earl Wilkerson shot a 400-pound male bear

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Friday January 25, 2008, 4:38 pm

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Friday January 25, 2008, 5:55 pm
How stupid can this person be!!! I hope they put him in prison for a long time. I'm also glad they caught him most of them don't. this is so sad this bear loosing his life to a low life as to this thing how inhumane. thank you Cher C. noted

Linda B (71)
Friday January 25, 2008, 6:34 pm
If the bear killed him, then the bear would be killed for killing. Doesn't seem fair. Bears are so disrespected, all around the world.

Amber E (14)
Friday January 25, 2008, 6:52 pm
This is awful, didn't he know there is a hunting season in Florida!

Carl Nielsen (7)
Saturday January 26, 2008, 4:58 am
Poaching IS a serious crime - this is generally accepted by hunters.

Sylvia A (45)
Saturday January 26, 2008, 6:39 am
There is excuse, no reason for killing the bear in the first place.

LadyLou B (133)
Saturday January 26, 2008, 11:50 pm
Hopefully this poacher will be put away for a long time. Thanks Cher
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