KINGS BEACH, Calif. (KOVR) – Some wild bears in California are getting slightly too cozy with people, and individuals are getting slightly too daring of their presence.
A sequence of surveillance movies present the loopy confrontations between bears and other people inside a Kings Seashore comfort retailer over the previous three weeks.
This one, dated Sunday, exhibits a bear mendacity on the ground consuming sweet and crackers.
A video exhibits a bear inside the shop Aug. 12, adopted by a buyer swatting the bear’s bottom because the bear runs again outdoors.
A video from Saturday exhibits an worker making an attempt to stop a special bear from coming into the shop till the bear makes a fast transfer ahead, lunging on the worker, who rapidly backs away.
That worker, Paul Heigh, mentioned, “It was kind of scary, yeah. I’m not going to lie.”
Heigh mentioned this was not what he signed up for, “Not in the job description, no, not at all. Fighting off bears was not in the job description. It is now, apparently, yeah.”
And it’s not solely on the fuel station retailer. A video exhibits a bear inside a Safeway grocery store. It’s one of many similar bears that has change into a frequent buyer inside Kings Seashore companies.
Ann Bryant with the BEAR League has reached out to each companies about the way to forestall extra of those interactions.
“The bear should not be going into buildings where someone could shoot him or kill him or the Department of Wildlife could kill him,” she mentioned.
Consultants say Pine-Sol cleaner works as an excellent deterrent for bears. In addition they suggest companies disable computerized doorways to allow them to’t simply stroll inside.
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