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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(ME) Wildlife biologists' efforts to monitor and control ME's black bear population examined; films shown. [BIOLOGIST - prefers calling bears by names rather than numbers] Scientists' interest in bears' metabolic process for potential treatment of kidney patients and astronauts explained. [Fish and wildlife spokesperson George MATULA - notes implications of hibernation for space travel.] [Biologist Craig McLAUGHLIN - notes bears' natural lack of aggression.] [Biologist Brad ALLEN - notes emotional ties between bears and scientists.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
- Kelley, Chris;
- Rather, Dan
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