The small population may be the cause of its own collapse without more females . . . STAT-
There aren’t many French brown [ursus arctos] bears left. What are have a badly distorted ratio in favor of males. This might be the result of chance, the result of inbreeding, or male bears competing with each other by killing females’ cubs, but the only solution seems to be a quick trans-location of female bears into France.
French Male Bears In Immediate Need Of More Females. ScienceDaily.