Camera catches bear hanging out on Tyngsborough deck

Camera catches bear hanging out on Tyngsborough deck


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

A bear was caught on digital camera in Tyngsborough Sunday night time. Bruce Wolf

An out of doors digital camera caught a bear hanging out on a home-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 digital camera caught the bear in motion, mentioned. 

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

The bear may not 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 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 wish to come play with us?’”

Bear sightings are a standard incidence 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 way of one particular person’s yard on Patriot Street. 

“I’m wondering 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 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 go away the animal alone, and finally 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 advised Boston.com. On the lookout 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 fowl feeders, retailer rubbish and compost in closed containers, ideally in a storage, and don’t go away pet meals outside, in line with Mass.gov.