WikiLeak: The Death of Bruno the Bear – Environmental Controversy over Germany’s 1st Bear in 170 years

December 3, 2010

Bavaria was pleased to welcome bears to the state, he said. Provided they are normal bears. Stoiber’s definition at the time: “The bear that normally resides in the forest, doesn’t leave it and kills perhaps one or two sheep per year.” So far, so good. But Bruno, who wandered over from Italy’s Trentino province, had a well-documented penchant for killing livestock, pets and other animals. “And we see a difference between the normal bear, the malicious bear and the problem bear,” Stoiber explained. And, yes, “it is very clear that this bear is a problem bear,” he concluded. via spiegel.de

…almost as bad as our state department’s slant on Muslims
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