RE: Algonquin bears

Joe Barrera (
Wed, 16 Jul 1997 07:13:09 -0700

> Idiots. That makes *5* humans attacked (and killed) in *2* attacks.

> Interesting. No attacks in the first 85 years, and now 3 in the
> last 19, with an increasing frequency (78,91,97). Do you
> suppose the bears are getting more aggressive for some reason?
> Much likelier explanation is that the number of people
> visiting the park is dramatically increasing, making incidents
> statistically more probable. I stick up for the bears. It
> shoulda eaten the stupid kid ;-).

Wow. Kind of harsh, don't you think? Kid deserves a horrible death
because dad shows (arguably) bad judgement? By this standard I don't
think any of us should have made it into adulthood. Especially those of
us whose parents drove cars, had pools in the backyard, barbecued
hamburgers, etc.

- Joe

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