1 Tahrcountry Musings: France - Sad News- Freed Brown Bear Killed In Road Accident

Saturday, August 11, 2007

France - Sad News- Freed Brown Bear Killed In Road Accident

My French contacts inform me that the female bear, named Franska, one of a group of brown bears released in the mountain ranges between France and Spain last year has been killed in a road accident near the southern French town of Lourdes. The release of the bears was under a European programme to help species in danger of extinction. Franska had run in to controversy recently with local farmers alleging that she was responsible for many sheep deaths in the area.

1 comment:

Prasanth Kodai said...

That is really sad news