COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — A yearling black bear was spotted rummaging through a trashcan near Palmer Park, July 5.
CPW Officers responded to the sighting by tracking down and tranquilizing the bear so they could relocate it to a location far from the city, in its natural habitat.
CPW advises to secure trash, remove bird feeders at night, closing garage doors and cleaning off grill grate residue as a few measures to minimize bears attraction to homes.
Why does @COParksWildlife urge folks to be 'Bear Aware'? Because bears show up in unlikely places, like this yearling Tuesday near Palmer Park deep in #ColoradoSprings and far from normal bear habitat west of I-25. #Wildlife Officer Aaron Berscheid took this video. (1/5) pic.twitter.com/MoR98RLaoN— CPW SE Region (@CPW_SE) July 5, 2022
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