Apr 15, 2021

Robot wolves prevent Japanese bear attacks, are also very creepy

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Halloween is forever if you’re a Japanese black bear.

The Japanese city of Takikawa is using robot wolves to prevent bear attacks. Bear encounters have been on the rise as cities have grown and acorns — a key part of black bears’ pre-hibernation diet — have become harder to find. Since these robots were installed in Takikawa, there have been no attacks in the city’s surrounding area.

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