Book Lover’s Corner: “Bears in the Backyard”

WTNH– Author Ed Ricciuti talks about his new book, “Bears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle.”

Ricciuti is a contributor to Coastal Connecticut Magazine for science, nature and the outdoors. He’s an author and journalist for a half century, mostly as a full time freelance and served as a curator of the New York Zoological Society for five years. He has covered wildlife, conservation issues and the illegal wildlife trade around the world.

He discuses the animals talked about in the book and if they inhabit Connecticut. He also talks about if they present a real danger to humans and how we can protect ourselves.

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