Watch: Digital camera 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 night time. Bruce Wolf

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

The bear was in all probability drawn to a container of previous lettuce on the deck, Elyse Wolf of Tyngsborough, the home-owner whose Blink digicam caught the bear in motion, stated. 

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

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

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

“It wouldn’t shock me if no less than one or two of [the cats] had been trying 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 individual’s yard on Patriot Street. 

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

Black bears dwell and breed in northern Middlesex county, in addition to Worcester County, and west to the Berkshires, in line with MassGov. Although just lately, bears have been increasing into southeastern Massachusetts. 

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

Younger male bears will usually go off by themselves to keep away from competing with different male bears of their space, MassWildlife biologist Dave Wattles informed Boston.com. In search of meals, the younger bears will usually find yourself close to individuals who’ve left meals exterior, have fruit bushes or bushes, or have beehives.

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


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