Norway's bear population drops

The Norwegian brown bear population has dropped for the second year running, according to a fresh report from Bioforsk.

 

The survey shows that 137 bears were registered nationwide in 2012, 14 fewer than in 2011 and 29 fewer than in 2010.

Of the 137 bears, 51 were females and 86 males.

Most bears were registered in the county of Finnmark (49), followed by Hedmark (37) and Nord-Trøndelag (30).

(NRK)

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