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    California Town Beset by Bears in Search of Snacks

    Meet the latest victims of the big drought. The Sierra Nevada foothills community of Three Rivers has seen an uptick in black bears wandering out of nearby Sequoia National Park and into town. A handful of the critters can now be spotted at any time of day looking for food after their usual acorn and berry harvests dried up. Some residents enjoy the visitors, but others are suspected of shooting the wayward animals — who simply need to bulk up before settling in for a long winter’s nap.

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