Wild animals moving farther into human spaces
Once deep woods denizens, more critters are roaming the suburbs south of Boston
We should get used to bears, beavers, and fishers, never mind the already common deer, wild turkeys, coyotes, and, to a lesser extent, bald eagles, wildlife specialists say. Evidence is strong that wild creatures that once lived in this region are returning. Some species that retreated to the deep woods after human beings destroyed former habitats have been growing used to us and the environment we’ve created. Some discover they actually like living in peopled areas, experts say.