Bear Problems

Recently, we hear a lot of about bears in Japan. People are afraid of them because they can be dangerous. When a mother is with her cubs (young bears), she will attack anything or anyone that gets near them. Bears also attack people when they are looking for food. Bears are usually seen in the countryside, but some bears come into town. This happens in the U.S., too. A friend of mine in Virginia posted a photo of a bear cub up in a tree on Facebook. It was in a park near her house just outside of Washington, D.C. It didn’t hurt anybody, but it got into my friend’s garbage can. She has changed from a plastic can to one made of metal.(124 words)