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Black Bears in Seminole County

Posted on: 8/28/2012

Black Bears have been spotted in Seminole County.  Are these animals a threat? Seeing a wild black bear is an exciting and memorable experience. When visiting, recreating or living in or near black bear country, it is always important to be aware that you may encounter a bear at any time. Most conflicts between people and black bears are the result of people approaching and feeding bears, or allowing a bear to obtain garbage and pet/livestock feeds. Learning the appropriate safety techniques will minimize the possibility of an encounter. Black Bear

You are responsible for your safety and the safety of the bears. Please help keep our black bears wild by not approaching or feeding them.

Protecting yourself and your home:

If you encounter a bear:

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