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Black bear spotted in Wadsworth yard

Posted at 7:21 PM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 19:24:08-04

It's bear season.

Wadsworth police said a black bear was spotted in the Briarthorn Development, which is not uncommon in Ohio.

Police believe this particular bear migrated from Pennsylvania.

Officials said bears are not naturally aggressive, but that doesn't mean you should run up and give the furry guy a hug. If spotted, do not approach and keep your distance.

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Pro tip: Remove bird feeders at night and make sure your trash cans are secure.

For more information, check out out the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.