Fish And Game Move To Ban Chocolate As Bait Following Recent Bear Deaths
New Hampshire Fish and Game laid out a proposal Wednesday that would ban the use of chocolate to bait bears. This follows four confirmed bear deaths. Officials say the animals overdose on the theobromine in the sweets.
Those against the measure say limiting chocolate would be a better alternative to banning it.
The Fish and Game Commission voted to move the proposal forward. The public will have a chance to submit their concerns.