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Bears and diapers

Discussion about Yosemite black bears, protecting food, automobiles from bears, and preserving and managing Yosemite bears.

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Bears and diapers

Postby Bruce Deacon » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:40 pm

Just wondering...I will be hiking with my 9 year old and he wears a pull up diaper when he sleeps. Will bears be attracted to the smell of urine? I am really hoping to avoid having to store wet diapers in my bear canister:)
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Re: Bears and diapers

Postby dan » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:21 pm

Bears are attracted to human poop (undigested food and protein), but not urine. Hope this helps.
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