KINGS BEACH, Calif. (KOVR) – Some wild bears in California are getting just a little too comfortable with people, and persons are getting just a little 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 exterior.
A video from Saturday exhibits an worker attempting to stop a unique bear from getting into the shop till the bear makes a fast transfer ahead, lunging on the worker, who shortly backs away.
That worker, Paul Heigh, stated, “It was kind of scary, yeah. I’m not going to lie.”
Heigh stated 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 gasoline station retailer. A video exhibits a bear inside a Safeway grocery store. It’s one of many similar bears that has turn into a frequent buyer inside Kings Seashore companies.
Ann Bryant with the BEAR League has reached out to each companies about learn how to stop 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 stated.
Consultants say Pine-Sol cleaner works as a great deterrent for bears. In addition they advocate companies disable computerized doorways to allow them to’t simply stroll inside.
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