Officials: Bear Mauls Man in Columbia Station

A man was severely injured in a bear mauling Thursday evening, officials confirm to Fox 8 News. Full Story
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Sam

Warren, OH

#243 Aug 26, 2010
yernogoood- wrote:
Is there really anything filthier than redneck?
Yeah his name is Sam.

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#244 Aug 26, 2010
lovelynight wrote:
I have read all of these posts above...From the first one to the last. I just think that everyone has their own opinions and you are getting mad every time someone doesn't agree with them. I think that there should be changes but you are taking them to where no animals can be had. I think we all need to stay calm...Because you are arguing with each other and Its not helping.:/
Some people have a hard time not resorting to name calling and personal insults.
Some are alarmists
Some have no clue
Some are know-it-alls
That is the nature of the beast==Forums
I never lose sleep over insults or name calling and or both. Most responses are emotionally based and not necessarily well thought out remarks.
We all make mistakes but it is fun to make your voice be heard.
iWonder

Niles, OH

#245 Aug 26, 2010
do bears go to heaven?
TRAINER

Euclid, OH

#246 Aug 27, 2010
Outraged wrote:
Well its about time, my goodness how many years can they let this **** bag continue to keep these poor animals and abuse them.
get your story right they are not abused in anyway we showered and played with are bear in front of fox 8
Sue in Barberton

Akron, OH

#247 Aug 28, 2010
I still stand with what I said earlier. This man needs to be in jail, his business closed permanently, and animals placed with properly trained/responsible sanctuaries.
YOUR DUMB

Euclid, OH

#248 Aug 28, 2010
Sue in Barberton wrote:
I still stand with what I said earlier. This man needs to be in jail, his business closed permanently, and animals placed with properly trained/responsible sanctuaries.
I think you need to shut your fat hill billy white trash mouth.. jail for what you low life

“Not Perfect, Just Forgiven”

Since: May 10

Bloom Where You're Planted!

#249 Aug 28, 2010
TRAINER wrote:
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get your story right they are not abused in anyway we showered and played with are bear in front of fox 8
"are bear", or "our bear"?
And, really, you showered and played with it on tv?
Eewww. Why did you do that?!

“Not Perfect, Just Forgiven”

Since: May 10

Bloom Where You're Planted!

#250 Aug 28, 2010
YOUR DUMB wrote:
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I think you need to shut your fat hill billy white trash mouth.. jail for what you low life
"YOUR DUMB", or "YOU'RE DUMB"?
Jail time for lack of proper insurance -- same thing happens if you drive a car without it.

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#251 Aug 28, 2010
iWonder wrote:
do bears go to heaven?
Only Winnie the Poo {and Christopher Robin!}
Fedup09

Franklin, PA

#252 Aug 28, 2010
Outraged wrote:
So sorry for the poor guy that was attacked, I hope he recovers very soon.
Apparently you don't listen to the news, the 24 year old man that was attacked by the bear, died.
Sue in Barberton

Akron, OH

#253 Aug 28, 2010
YOUR DUMB wrote:
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I think you need to shut your fat hill billy white trash mouth.. jail for what you low life
Your spelled Y-O-U-R is used in describing or telling someone, this is "YOUR" house, or "YOUR" clothes. Y-O-U-'-R-E, means "YOU ARE". As in YOU ARE here, or "YOU ARE" nuts. Please return to school.
Sue in Barberton

Akron, OH

#254 Aug 28, 2010
BizzyBee wrote:
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Only Winnie the Poo {and Christopher Robin!}
This poor bear is running wild and free at The Rainbow Brige. http://www.rainbowbridge.com

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

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#255 Aug 28, 2010
Sue in Barberton wrote:
<quoted text>This poor bear is running wild and free at The Rainbow Brige. http://www.rainbowbridge.com
That is so cute and comforting. Thanks Sue
OMG

Strongsville, OH

#256 Aug 28, 2010
TRAINER wrote:
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get your story right they are not abused in anyway we showered and played with are bear in front of fox 8
I saw that clip and thought the bear was drugged, it looked kinda confused.
settingitstraigh t

United States

#257 Aug 28, 2010
First off (bizzy bee) the salmonella egg contamination is from the feed, lots of feed. It's made from primarily vegatative matter (grows from dirt, dirt has salmonella in it). That's why salads and raw vegetable foods have had many recalls in the past from salmonella. Turn all the chickens loose and let them free range, they will still have to be fed, AND, they will live on dirt, and lay eggs on dirt (where can salmonella come from?) Right, dirt.
Who's going to harvest 1/2 billion eggs, picking them up off the ground anyway?

What's that got to do with this?
Animal Rights groups pushing legislation to create zero/animal interaction. No exotics, then breed specific bans (dobies, rotties, German shepards, etc) then make eggs/meat/poultry so expensive people can't afford it (like they can anyway). Then eventually, your housecat and poodle. It's connect the dots, one step at a time, doing it to people, using their own money.

My heart breaks for Brent's family. The enclosure system is absurd when a human has to be in direct contact with a wild animal to feed/clean/water it.

Should Brent have known better? How many other wildlife places had he worked at? He was doing as he was showed. This is not how responsible wildlife facilities operate, whether zoos, sanctuaries or private collections. It is the responsible facilities that will be ultimately penalized though. The people looking for the zero/human interaction agenda know this, and it's the plan. They don't accrue 150 million a year by being stupid. They don't earn that money, people donate it to them.

The bear that killed Brent? He paid the price too. A simple lock-out would have prevented that. The animals cannot be responsible for human ignorance or laziness. They are at the mercy of humans, in captivity, and in the wild.

The animals there should be released to proper and well maintained facilities, simply for their own sake. Before considering bans, regulations for proper wildlife-keeping ahould be considered. You can go from "regulations" to a ban (if needed) easier than undoing a ban. We have lawmakers, not law un-makers. We also have people eager to create legislation for their own benefit. It may appear it's for "the good of animals" but rarely does "good" come from any bans, even for the animals.

Sorry for the long post, I don't banter back and forth, and won't be posting again. God bless Brent and may he rest in peace, and not exploited for some legislative agenda. I hope the same for the bear that was euthanized, and all of the rest of the wildlife at that facility.

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