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Local residents plan to dole out bear hugs during rally to stop Florida bear hunt

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The 2,500 people who got permits to hunt bears in Florida are set to start killing off Florida’s only bear species this Saturday. Why? Because the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said they could. The Florida Black Bear was on the list of endangered species up until 2012. Now bear supporters across the state are rallying to save the species from what they describe as an unnecessary hunt. A local group will meet at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute…

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