California black bear cub (a mysterious neuropathy) ( American Bear ) Make them behave like domestic dogs and approach humans in a friendly way.
The first bear to behave abnormally against wild bears was diagnosed with encephalitis in March 2018.He enters school and sits among the children, acting like a friendly dog
In 2019, another infected bear tried to be found in a video on snowboarding. The skier and his friends played with him and gave him sandwiches. Later they captured him and found that he suffered from the same neurological disease as the bear who enrolled in school.
Bears around 1 year old seem to have some form of infectious encephalitis-inflammation of the brain tissue may be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites as well as part of the autoimmune response.
Veterinarians are not sure what exactly caused this problem or how quickly it spreads.
Symptoms include obvious head tilt, drowsiness, muscle tremors, seizures, spinning around, significant underweight, and fearlessness in humans.
Infected bears approach people in a peaceful, friendly and non-aggressive manner. It behaves like a dog, not a bear.
In the past year, the number of people with the disease was 4, the highest number of cases since the disease was first detected in 2014. According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) .
According to CDFW data, the black bear population in California has increased from 10,000 to 15,000 in 1982 to 30,000 to 40,000 today. As a result, veterinarians are not overly concerned about the impact of this disease on the general population.
Although cases of encephalitis are rare, this symptom makes it easier to spot infected bears, even though it seems a priori This wonderful gift from nature, this abnormal behavior greatly deteriorates the bear’s chance of survival.
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