Black Bear Sightings Up In Ohio

Black Bear Sightings Up In Ohio

There are 8 comments on the Ohio News Network story from Jun 6, 2007, titled Black Bear Sightings Up In Ohio. In it, Ohio News Network reports that:

Residents in different parts of southeast Ohio have been reporting the same rare sight: black bears. via Ohio News Network

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Dayton, OH

#1 Jul 13, 2007
We saw black bear in my grandparents backyard.
We saw the bear about ten feet away. We ran. Than we ate lunch.O ur parents thought we were crazy. We took our bionoculars and went to prove them wrong. We went about quarter of the way down to invesagate. At first my friend didn't see it. But then she saw it. We went to do some recerch. It paid of. My mom belived us!
billy bob joe

Marion, OH

#2 Apr 15, 2008
your crazy aint you ever heard there aint no such thing as bears

Columbus, OH

#3 Oct 15, 2008
Never seen them myself, but I do know that a lot of people in my area have seen black bears. I don't know why people think it isn't possible. The area has perfect conditions for them.

Mount Vernon, OH

#4 Jan 27, 2009
I mean come on, there's no magic force field to keep them out.
Janet of Leesburg Ohio


#5 Oct 13, 2009
A 200 male black bear tore up my 12x12 heavy duty chain metal fence. He has been eating my ducks and chickens. He tried to rip off the roof of my Amish made chicken house. He left muddy paw prints all over the roof. Saw him and then he took off! Game warren was called and said there is a female and 2 cubs about 2 miles away. They have 10 bears with radio collars but have left Ohio and they are in WV. He said they are protected by law and we could not shoot him. This male and female do not have collars. He said we could not call the radio or tv stations. Don't we have the right to protect our animals and ourselves from bears! Yes they are in Ohio!!!
Scooter Moonpie

Brecksville, OH

#6 Oct 14, 2009
Janet of Leesburg Ohio wrote:
He said we could not call the radio or tv stations.
And you believed him!?

Zanesville, OH

#7 Jul 13, 2010
i was watchin the news and seen a black bear in hocking county.cuz i live in hocking county and my best frient said they seen it in their neighbirs yard and their neighbor showed us the pics that they got on their camera i couldnt believe it
mindy and allyson

Demotte, IN

#8 Feb 27, 2011
Hey this is mindy and i was in my woods with my little sis other day and down by the crick bed we saw a bear by fallen down trees your freakin crazy if u think there aint no bears in ohio cus there is and Me and allyson are out on her land right now and we seen bear crap and prints so beleive it and be careful!

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