DO BEARS SHIT IN THE WOOD?

Well, yes, usually. But not in Sweden evidently.

From THE LOCAL (Sweden):

Town councillors in Ytterhogdal in northern Sweden arrived at work on Tuesday to discover that a member of the local bear population had left an insalubrious pile of dung outside the front door. According to local resident Mårten Jonsson, the pile of bear pooh was a substantial mess of lingonberry-laced excrement that had been cooled by the overnight frost.

"It was not here yesterday, I am certain of that," said Jonsson to the local Östersunds-Posten daily.

While the exact time of the faecal delivery appears to be in some doubt, there is no question in Mårten Jonsson's mind that it's bearer was a brown bear.

"There are a large number of people who have been by to have a look, among them an experienced hunter, and everyone is in agreement that it is bear shit," Jonsson told the newspaper.

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DO BEARS SHIT IN THE WOOD? — 4 Comments

  1. “There are a large number of people who have been by to have a look, among them an experienced hunter, and everyone is in agreement that it is bear shit,” Jonsson told the newspaper.

    Damn, stop inspecting it and just clean it up! Waiting until later in the day will mean that it will have had time to thaw. Whereas if they had shoveled it away while it was “cooled by the overnight frost” it would have been a relatively clean and easy process.

  2. The Swedes must be learning politics from us Americans, alas. When there’s poop in front of your door, everyone stand around and talk about it. Call the newspaper.

    We had elephant poop in front of our door yesterday morning….

  3. That seems to be a bear with attitude. I like its choice of address. It seems to have taken care over the precise quantity too.