Takikawa, a town on Japan’s Hokkaido island experienced a little bear problem. Wild bears have been increasingly wandering into city, probably since of a shortage of acorns in the encompassing forests. Or possibly they just like the towns architecture.
Both way, locals are involved about the scary prospective buyers of bear attacks, so they’ve determined to battle fireplace with fire, at minimum in phrases of terrifying animals.
They’ve erected animatronic robot wolves—monstrous kinds at that.
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There are some 70 of these close to Japan.
“We want to let the bears know, ‘Human settlements aren’t wherever you live,’ and aid with the co-existence of bears and people,” Yuji Ota, the head of Ohta Seiki, instructed The Mainichi newspaper.