You hear more and more about Bear sightings in suburbs in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and Connecticut. People looking out their backyard windows and seeing hungry bears in their yards, searching garbage cans for food. Arm yourself with Guard Alaska Ultra Hot Pepper Spray or Mace Brand Bear Pepper Spray if you've heard of Bears in your neighborhood or anyplace nearby. You never know when you'll need it. If you go hiking or camping in the woods where bears are prevelant these Pepper Sprays can save your life. They are effective from a distance of 15 to 20 Feet. You wouldn't want to get any closer to a Grizzly Bear. Don't go hiking or camping without it.