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February 08, 2011

Now we need bears

In addition to Mama, trains, trucks, prison and gettin' drunk.

Unwelcome bear on Boulder hospital property chased off with country music

Maybe it was the country-western music or maybe it was just too loud to sleep. Either way, Colorado Division of Wildlife officials succeeded over the weekend in shooing away a hibernating bear after it was found holed up under a residence on Boulder Community Hospital property.

A plumber for the hospital found the bear around 1 p.m. Friday in a crawl space beneath one of two cottages that the hospital reserves near its Mapleton Center [...]

State wildlife officials discussed several options and decided to scare the bear away by tucking a loud radio in the hole with the bear, Sheehan said. They played country western music, he said.

Posted by joke du jour at February 8, 2011 06:01 PM

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