Bear Has Close Call On Utility Poles In Arizona Border City

Written by on May 12, 2021

DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Residents of an Arizona border metropolis have been left in disbelief by a shock go to from a bear.

The Arizona Sport & Fish Division stated the bear appeared Sunday in downtown Douglas.

Bolder than your common bear, the animal climbed up two utility poles and even sat on the wires at one level.

State wildlife officers, Douglas police, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Workplace and U.S. Border Patrol closed off U.S. Hwy 191 and tried to get the bear to depart.

Authorities say the seemingly unfazed bear finally climbed down and scampered off, sending about two dozen onlookers scattering.

No accidents have been reported.

Sport & Fish officers say that is the time of 12 months the place individuals within the space have to be careful for bears.

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