California Foodways Podcast
From bear feeding shows to bear-proof containers: A problem humans created

When you camp in Yosemite and other parks with bears, you can’t just leave your food out on the picnic table or in your car overnight. Anything with a scent has to be stored in bear-proof containers, like bear lockers for car-campers, bear canisters for backpackers. Along with reporter Marissa Ortega-Welch, I found out: This problem of bears wanting to eat human food, it’s a problem we humans created.

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