Watch: Digicam catches bear hanging out on Tyngsborough deck

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Yogi Bear left Jellystone for an evening in town in Middlesex County.

Bear on a person's deck.
A bear was caught on digicam in Tyngsborough Sunday evening. Bruce Wolf

An out of doors digicam caught a bear hanging out on a house owner’s deck in Tyngsborough Sunday evening. 

The bear was most likely drawn to a container of outdated lettuce on the deck, Elyse Wolf of Tyngsborough, the home-owner whose Blink digicam caught the bear in motion, mentioned. 

 “We’ve caught bears earlier than. We’ve truly stopped placing birdseed out in the summertime due to the bears,” Wolf mentioned. 

The bear won’t have gotten the snack he hoped for, however he made some associates alongside the way in which. 

Wolf’s three cats Dobbie, Loki, and Lucy have been peeking from the window because the bear strolled the deck. 

“It wouldn’t shock me if a minimum of one or two of [the cats] have been wanting on the bear like ‘Hey, you need to come play with us?’”

Bear sightings are a standard prevalence in Tyngsborough. 

Wolf is an administrator for the Tyngsborough Bear Sightings Fb group. She posted her video to the group on Monday. 

Only a day earlier than Wolf posted her video, a bear was seen strolling by means of one particular person’s yard on Patriot Street. 

“I ponder the place Boo Boo is,” one commenter wrote, referencing Yogi Bear’s sidekick. 

Black bears stay and breed in northern Middlesex county, in addition to Worcester County, and west to the Berkshires, in line with MassGov. Although not too long ago, bears have been increasing into southeastern Massachusetts. 

If a bear decides to go to a yard close to you, Mass.gov advises that you simply go away the animal alone, and ultimately it ought to go away by itself.

Younger male bears will typically go off by themselves to keep away from competing with different male bears of their space, MassWildlife biologist Dave Wattles instructed Boston.com. Searching for meals, the younger bears will typically find yourself close to individuals who’ve left meals outdoors, have fruit timber or bushes, or have beehives.

To maintain bears away,  keep away from placing out chook feeders, retailer rubbish and compost in closed containers, ideally in a storage, and don’t go away pet meals open air, in line with Mass.gov.


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