Russia's natural resources and environment minister has called for prison time for the perpetrators.
At least two dead bears have been found on the side of the road in Pender County.
Wildlife biologists say bears in western North Carolina have decided not to wait for the alarm to go off, beginning their ramblings through woods and neighborhoods ahead of schedule.
A 20-pound pup came face-to-face with three bears who got into a family home.
A baseball player gets beaned by a fan, and a comedian loses sight of the stage. Plus was that Yogi Bear in the pic-in-ic basket?
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission plans to hold nine public hearings next month on the state's wildlife management, game lands and fishing regulations for the coming years.