Austrian Brown Bears Now Extinct

Brown Bears Extinct In Austria

The Demise of “Moritz”, Austria’s Last Brown Bear, Another Sub Population Is Declared Extinct

Poaching has finished off the second population of brown bears reintroduced into the Northern AlpsThe last brown bear in Austria has apparently fallen victim to the poaching that has wiped out this sub population in Austria. Elsewhere in Europe, bear populations continue to decline rapidly due to hunting and habitat loss.

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