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Durham residents report bear sightings

Posted June 25, 2009

— Residents of a Durham neighborhood reported multiple sightings of a bear Thursday, a spokesman for the county animal control office said.

The department has taken calls from people in the area of Berini Drive and Cole Mill Road, a neighborhood near Croasdaile Country Club in northwest Durham.

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A caller told WRAL News that up to seven of her neighbors saw the bear between noon and 3 p.m. Thursday.

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  • fatcat11 Jun 25, 2009

    Why can't someone click a cellphone pic of him...I guess they are too shocked to see a bear...

  • oneofmany Jun 25, 2009

    I live off of St Mary's and one of our neighbors saw a full grown black bear crossing the road last Sunday evening. Bet it's the same one.

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  • Weetie Jun 25, 2009

    The ebar better go back in the woods if he knows what's good for him!

  • Proud2BUS Citizen Jun 25, 2009

    Is this story truly from today. The photo is from May 2008 and it appears the video is too.