A bear in the backyard – a photo essay – Rights History

A bear in the backyard – a photo essay

A story about the connection between the remaining wilderness of Europe and the young democracy called Romania

In the sparsely populated settlements that lie in the shadow of the Carpathian Mountains, the presence of bears is keenly felt. Habitat and therefore food is becoming scarcer for bears because ofillegal logging. On their quest for food, bears have to descend more frequently from the ancient forests into villages, which ultimately results in conflicts between man and bear.

Bears emerge on the quiet streets of a town in Transylvania. When night falls, and the streets become quiet, the bears come out and search for food

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