7/21 Oak Island bear prompts temporary closing of part of the island

Jul 21, 2015

Park staff figure the young bear is hungry - they will wait until the juneberries come in and see how - or if - his behaviour changes
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He hasn't made any effort to get into anyone's "pick-a-nick baskets," but the young bear hanging out on the northeast portion of Oak Island, including part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, is indicating he's not particularly afraid of humans and would be open to the opportunity.  Myra Foster tells us more.