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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Bear Sightings in Wellington County

Wellington County | by Jill Young  

Wellington County OPP say they were called to several properties for reports of black bear sightings.

Wellington County OPP are warning the public they've had some recent reports of bear sightings.

Sunday May 26th, around 9 am, officers went to the area of First Line and Erin - Garafraxa Townline for a possible black bear in the area.

Police and property owners found some evidence to suggest a bear had wandered onto the properties during the night.

On Monday May 27th around 8:30p.m. Wellington County OPP responded to a reported bear sighting in the area of Fourth Line and Halton-Erin Townline. 

A witness captured images of a black bear on their property

Then another sighting was reported Wednesday morning in the Wellington Road 124 and Guelph Lake area.

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