The bear’s legs are barely visible, leading some residents to assume it’s a she, and that she is very pregnant. Or is just perfectly plump and ready to hibernate.
The Redding Record Searchlight reports the bear was seen near Redding’s city hall Sunday morning. Redding police Sgt. Ron Icely tells the newspaper that the bear also was seen near a local Safeway store, and on someone’s roof.
Authorities say a wild black bear ate most of a Northern California man who likely died earlier of a heart attack.
An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.
A Santa Barbara County woman walking near her home survived after being mauled by a 300 pound black bear this week.
Officials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.
A bear cub burned in a wildfire in Washington state is now on its way back to full health.
Nearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.
The mystery surrounding the origin of a very young bear cub that wound up in the care of a wildlife rescue organization in Lake Tahoe got a little clearer on Saturday.
A baby bear cub no bigger than a house cat showed up on the door of the BEAR League in Homewood, El Dorado County Thursday, and now wildlife rescuers are searching for any information about where she came from in hopes of reuniting her with her mother if she is still alive, and eventually returning her safely to the wild.