Aggressive Bear Shot In Hartford This Week

Bear B-2 is the second bear to be shot this year after exhibiting aggressive behavior towards humans.

A black bear was shot and killed in Hartford Wednesday after it exhibited aggressive behavior earlier this summer near Barkhamsted, the state Department of Energy & Environmental Protection said.

The death of this bear, tagged B-2, follows the shooting of Bear B-1, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"bear-b-1-caught-and-killed-after-being-deemed-a-problem-bear"} -->, which was trapped in Madison and then taken to another part of the state and shot after it exhibited aggressive behavior towards humans. Officials were concerned that Madison residents might have contributed to Bear B-1 losing its fear of humans by feeding her, and


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