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Pair Of New Black Bear Sightings Reported In Northern Westchester

A black bear was spotted chowing down on a banana plant and some leftover bird seed in Bedford recently. It may, or may not, be the same wayward bruin seen roaming just over the border in Lewisboro. Pictured is an unrelated bear.
A black bear was spotted chowing down on a banana plant and some leftover bird seed in Bedford recently. It may, or may not, be the same wayward bruin seen roaming just over the border in Lewisboro. Pictured is an unrelated bear. Photo Credit: Wikipedia

BEDFORD, N.Y. – A black bear has been spotted munching on leftover bird seed and other goodies in the backyards of two Bedford residents recently, according to a report by lohud.com .

The wayward bruin may, or may not, be the one seen by a South Salem man last week, as reported by Daily Voice.

Police said that that bear was roaming around Smith Ridge Road on the east side of town.

The bear had hightailed it back to the woods by the time officers arrived.

According to lohud.com , the latest sightings occurred on Old Post Road and Woodland Court South.

Police were notified but said they have not been able to located the creatures, the lohud.com story said.

A South Salem man who lives off of Smith Ridge Road reported seeing a large black bear in his backyard on Wednesday, Lewisboro Police confirmed to Daily Voice.

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