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Wildlife officials shoot black bear fed by humans for being too habituated. OK?

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Oregon officials killed a young black bear who was fed trail mix, didn't retreat from humans when approached, saying he is too habituated. Right decision?
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By Simone Chiodini Bears should not be fed by humans, however if this bear was habituated that is not an excuse to kill it. I am sure they could have found a better option.