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One Wyoming Community Hands Out Bear-Resistant Trash Cans to Reduce Wildlife Conflicts

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After several high-profile cases of bears being drawn to populous areas on their hunt for food, one community in Wyoming has made a major step to prevent this danger.

Once bears get comfortable looking for food, they begin messing with humans to get more, creating very dangerous situations for locals. This is why the city is providing its citizens with bear-proof trashcans, as a way of preventing them from finding food in the human's waste and sticking around.

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