Unlocked trash cans are bear feeders

Amy Longley sent in her photos of a hungry black bear digging through trash in Salisbury’s shopping area on Sunday, July 7. Photo by Amy Longley

SALISBURY — Amy Longley of Salisbury snapped these photos of a hungry black bear searching for food after tipping over and opening a garbage bin in the shopping area near Academy Street in Salisbury. “We have a human problem, not a bear problem in Salisbury,” Longley said. “People must lock up their garbage. If they don’t it will be death to the bears.”

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