Ozark County and Missouri are seeing in increase in black bears. Local residents Nick and Christina Jones didn’t see the black bear in person but caught images of the bear on their game camera. Several other residents have reported images on black bears on their game cameras. After several reports of black bear sightings the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s wildlife restoration program, launched a multi-year study on the bears in hopes to gain a better understanding of the bear population in southern Missouri.
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