Monday, June 22, 2009

Fuzzy Wuzzy

Regular readers may remember that about a month ago, I wrote an entry with photos of a mysterious critter that I thought might be a bear.

I'm happy to say that mystery has been solved:





That is a BEAR running through the alfalfa field!

I shot these pictures about 8:45 a.m. this morning (6/22/09. My mother-in-law called me and told me to get my camera and head to the hayfield and so I did.

She called it a cub but I don't think this is a cub. This is a full grown, if small bear.

It ventured across the road while I was shooting pictures so I hopped in the car to make sure I could stop traffic to keep it from getting hit. I felt protective since I am pretty sure my presence is the reason it ran across the street.

It vanished into the woods in front my house and I've not seen it again. I suspect it is still in the woods, though, hunkered down.

11 comments:

  1. great captures anita ^..^

    is that what has been eating the soap?

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  2. Gosh, I hadn't thought of that. I suppose it could be!

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  3. Those are wonderful pictures, Anita. I love the black bear against the green of the alfalfa field.

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  4. He looks comfy in the alfalfa field. So glad you captured his photo and solved the mystery too.

    Kudos to your mother-in-law for calling you!

    Di
    The Blue Ridge Gal

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  5. A bear, eekk! He is so cute though!

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  6. Wow. Those are some great shots. A bear!

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  7. CUTE! Hope he finds his way to the woods and all the berry bushes and leaves the houses alone!

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  8. Wow, that is INCREDIBLE, he is absolutely adorable and I love how you protected him from traffic!

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  9. He's gorgeous!

    www.GreenerPastures--ACityGirlGoesCountry.blogspot.com

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