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December 4, 2012
FREDON TOWNSHIP, NJ (WCBS/CNN) - New Jersey's annual and controversial
black bear hunt got underway Tuesday.
The six-day event is designed
to control the state's black bear population. Protesters yelled and held
signs to get their point across, saying the program amounts to animal
cruelty. Officials say the project is working.
"It's working very
well and so far, over the last three years, we've had this plan in place we
have reduced bear-human encounters by about 43%."