Unusual visitor to the pond today...

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    slakker AKA Mike

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    We had visitor to the pond today... clumsiest bear ever! It was probably a 2 year old.

    When he paused and looks up, before bolting into the back-yard is when my wife opened the window and yelled "get outta my pond!"

    He hung around the back for 1/2 an hour drinking water from the frog pond and eating apples right off the tree.

     
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    peter hillman Let me think for minute....

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    That would bother me.
     
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    It wouldn't bother me....scare me to death is more like it!:ROFLMAO:

    What if it becomes a regular visitor, brings its family and friends? :wideyed:
     
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    Wow. It looks like it has been there before... went straight to the pond!
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    I would not want to see a bear here, did see one once, years ago in a far field. They would go right after our hives make a horrible mess.

    Looked like the little one had fun!
     
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    I love it!! The only somewhat big wildlife in my area is a fox. And not counting the deer.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    How cool is that! He was afraid of you and that's good for him. Someone else might do more than yell at him. He just wanted a drink.
     
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    slakker AKA Mike

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    We haven't had a bear visit in a few years... when we had pear trees, they would come all the time to get the fruit. We also have to keep on top of picking up the wind falls or that would attract them.

    This is a picture from the window my wife took before she scolded it to "go away"...

    I'm surprised and happy my rock work stood up to this guy, he's got to be 250-350 lbs! And the waterfall shelves didn't give, that would have been a nightmare to rebuild...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Scary, but beautiful! :)
     
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    now hat he found food and water he will be back .Sad to say but that is how a bear rolls .
     
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    Omg!
     
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    DrCase Moderator Moderator

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    Looks like he owns the place
     
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    Really pretty animal. Sadly there is a much more dangerous animal on the planet....
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    Yeah that animal has two legs................
     
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    Wow
     
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    slakker AKA Mike

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    We picked all the fruit this weekend... it's the way of life for us living in "bear country". This guy has a ear tag, so he's known to conservation, hopefully he doesn't become a nuisance bear to the neighbourhood.
     
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    We get bear but animal control relocate them to the mountains .
     
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    Wow!!
     
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    Wowwww this doesn't happen in Spain lol Cool visit :D
     
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