Bear
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No free lunch

In early June, Erik Kalviainen was standing on the backyard deck at his parents’ home in Sudbury in southeastern Ontario, Canada, when he saw a young black bear crawl up a tree and then swing along a rope with all the grace of a drunken monkey. ()
Kalviainen’s father, Esko, had strung a bird feeder on the rope to keep it away from non-avian intruders. ()
The bear found out that even with climbing skills, there’s no free lunch. ()
So what snacks did the bear get? Only a few seeds it had knocked out of the feeder and onto the ground. ()
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