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Old 01-14-2024, 10:24 AM   #1
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Bear Damage

Just saw a November news story out of North Carolina at Gorges State Park. They actually closed the CG for a while.

This is what a bear can do to a trailer.......
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Just saw a November news story out of North Carolina at Gorges State Park. They actually closed the CG for a while.

This is what a bear can do to a trailer.......
I wonder if the folks were in the trailer when the bear came for a visit?
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We had a bear encounter about five years ago in Northern Colorado. Fortunately, he didn't bother the TT but he did a number on the bed of our truck.

I had left a an open bag of dog food in the bed. He destroyed the tonneau cover destroyed a few things in the bed and scratched the paint badly. I wish I'd have taken a picture of the insurance adjuster's face when I told him a bear did this.
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When I was young there was a TV show about Bears, two in particular and one of the two would steal picanic baskets from the park visitors. The Ranger couldn't really do much about it though as the bigger bear was smarter than the average bear. ~CA
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When I was young there was a TV show about Bears, two in particular and one of the two would steal picanic baskets from the park visitors. The Ranger couldn't really do much about it though as the bigger bear was smarter than the average bear. ~CA
This was after they broke into a trailer..
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We were at the grand canyon in one of the park campgrounds in the mid 70's. Baby bear was in the back of a truck. Man swats baby bear with a broom. Mama bear swats off one side of mans face before he went on a helicopter ride. Quite a memorable moment for a young teen.
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My friend and neighbor at camp is a horseman and races Harness horses. He came to camp last fall with 4 bags of feed in the back of the truck. Forgot to unload it before he left for camp. I and him heard a ruckus in the middle of the night and sure enough a good sized bear was in the back of his truck enjoying a free meal. I watched out of my bedroom window and he watched from his enclosed porch. He learned his lesson.
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In some parks they even put up signs to show Yogi where to go.
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No, that's Nambarc damage.
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No, that's Nambarc damage.
Did you "let one loose"?...
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Did you "let one loose"?...
I now completely understand why its dangerous to play with propane
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Funny to us. Not to the owner. Hope they were ok
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For many years after retirement we lived on the teller/park county line in Central Colorado. We were literally surrounded by Pike National forest, so there was all manner of Wildlife that often visited our property. We had what I consider to be a very lucky encounter with a bear. As I was frying bacon one day, a black bear caught wind of what is probably his favorite food and approach the house. A neighbor across the way saw him sniffing at our bedroom window. I will never understand why he didn't come right in the house.
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For many years after retirement we lived on the teller/park county line in Central Colorado. We were literally surrounded by Pike National forest, so there was all manner of Wildlife that often visited our property. We had what I consider to be a very lucky encounter with a bear. As I was frying bacon one day, a black bear caught wind of what is probably his favorite food and approach the house. A neighbor across the way saw him sniffing at our bedroom window. I will never understand why he didn't come right in the house.
Various types of bear are not that aggressive around or toward people unless cornered or around cubs. It was gonna wait till coast was clear and investigate with no one around
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Just saw a November news story out of North Carolina at Gorges State Park. They actually closed the CG for a while.

This is what a bear can do to a trailer.......
It wasn't smarter than the average bear and rip up the side the doors on instead.
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... does not look like a trailer wrecker, but if it's hungry ...

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I wonder if the folks were in the trailer when the bear came for a visit?
I wonder if the folks are still in the trailer, and if there was sufficient toilet space available?
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