PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A black bear was spotted in Pittsburgh’s Banksville Park.
While bears aren’t usually seen in the city, wildlife officials say it’s actually not uncommon in the spring and summer.READ MORE: Chilling Video Shows Man Climbing Through Bedroom Window At Beaver County Home While 2 Kids Were Asleep
Mother bears are kicking out their 1-year-old cubs. Those cubs wander around looking for a home of their own or something to eat.
Even though the cubs aren’t huge, you still want to be safe.READ MORE: Veterans Searching For Jobs In Pennsylvania Face Challenges
“Definitely don’t try to get close to it,” PA Wildlife Conservation Officer Gary Fujak said. “Don’t try to feed it. Just keep a safe distance and don’t approach it and just let it do its own thing.”
If you do see the bear, call police. Wildlife officials say they’ll take it from there.MORE NEWS: Police: Online Argument Leads To Father's Day Shootout In Westmoreland County