Category Archives: Deterrents

Pepper Spray Questions

What is pepper spray and how does it work? The active ingredient in pepper spray is capsaicin, which puts the “hot” in hot peppers. It comes in aerosol cans that…

Does Pepper Spray Make Bears Mad?

Short answer: No. In all the testing researchers in Ely, Minnesota have done with various brands of pepper spray, no bear has shown the slightest hint of anger. All quietly…

Spray More Effective Than Guns Against Bears: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 | 3:09 PM CT CBC News Despite doubts among hikers and campers, you’re better off with an eight-ounce can of bear spray than a…

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