Backyard Bear at Lake & Elizabeth

Jun 17, 2009

blackbearA small (200-pound) black bear was found in a backyard pecan tree, apparently having a little lunch, on Elizabeth Street near Lake yesterday — quite a ways from the Altadena wilds. Fish & Game staffers, who named her “Dusty,” were able to sedate her, get her out safely, and take her back to the foothills. No one saw her in transit or knows how she got so far into a residential neighborhood.

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