Huge Black Bear right now!

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    There is a huge, bigger than big, Black Bear standing 20 feet from my kitchen window by the bird feeder.

    WHAT DO I DO?

    MY cat had just come inside....thank God she was not out there...

    What should I do? Do I call Animal control? Can they do anything...

    I think there is 2 of them....when i opened my back door to peak, a Black bear even bigger than the one I thought was big, ran from the drive way when he heard the door open and the one by the feeder was no longer there...

    it could have been the same black bear and I had not seen him go to the driveway but I am thinking since it looked even bigger, it was the Momma bear and the one at the feeder must have been it's young one?

    crud crud crud
     
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    Call Animal Control! Yikes!
     
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    dont call anyone.....

    have they hit the trash cans? the bird feeding has attracted them.....

    hook up a hose outside....when they have left....be sure you can get to the hose with ease...
    when they come back...turn the hose on them....for some reason this works....

    you invaded them.....leave the guns out of it.....how old do the bears look...and i am sure any bear looks bigger in your yard
     
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    about a week ago, when we woke up in the morning our bird feeder pole was bent over to the ground and the suet holder was all bent...

    we surmised this was one of the big racoons stealing the suet, because we have seen them climb the metal pole of the feeder to get to seeds before...so we started taking in the suet at night.

    well NOW WE KNOW it was not a raccoon stealing the suet and bending our bird feeder pole...

    Holy crud.

    Is the black bear going to come back? What can I do to discourage him her them from coming back?
     
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    ooooo sow with cub......i still would not call....it is part of living in the woods
     
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    Stay inside.

    Call animal control.

    DO NOT CONFRONT THE ANIMAL.
     
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    okay stop the suet...that is just pure fat and the bears love it... they are gonna come back...they see it as a food source...bears will come to deer feeders do you have one of those?
     
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    good gosh what a bunch of city people......they are bears...bears are native to that area....


    now you could get one of the high pitched fog horns...but that just seems to annoy them more than anything.....

    you have to remove all food sources
     
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    ahh i am gonna give care enough credit that she knows not to confront the damned bears

    yall are pitiful
     
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    Call Ranger Smith.
     

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