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Brown bear shot dead in Japan for straying into residential area, attacking four people

A brown bear was shot dead in northern Japan after tearing through a residential area on Friday and injuring four people, public broadcaster NHK said. The bear was first sighted on a road which is due to host the Olympic Marathon and Olympic Race Walking events at this summer’s Tokyo Games in the city of […]

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Liechtenstein prince accused of shooting European Union’s largest bear

Environmental campaigners suspect a Liechtenstein prince shot dead probably the biggest bear alive in the EU on a hunting expedition in Romania in March. They say Prince Emanuel von und zu Liechtenstein had been granted a permit to shoot a female bear that had caused damage to some farms. But it was not a female […]