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AR fury as sharp-shooters kill 200 black bears in ONE day in annual hunt

Around 200 bears were killed on the first day of a controversial black bear hunt that animal rights groups had done all they could to block.

New Jersey state officials have said the six-day hunt is needed to reduce the state's bruin population, now estimated at about 3,400.

But critics say the state's bear management policy is flawed and is illogical, while animal advocates went to court in an attempt to block
the hunt.

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