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10-Jun-22

Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
Just when you thought you might have seen in all, the unexpected happens. Driving through the wide open sagebrush flats south of Walden Colorado on a gravel road, expecting to see a pronghorn or two, this bear crosses the road in front of me. By the time I got out the camera and focused in, it was 400 yards away and crossing the next ridge.

10-Jun-22

Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
The bear continued on and over the ridge. I ran the truck up the road and around the hill to cut him off.

10-Jun-22

Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
a few minutes later he shows up and heading down the ridge to the road. I turned around to cut him off for a better picture.
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
a few minutes later he shows up and heading down the ridge to the road. I turned around to cut him off for a better picture.

10-Jun-22

Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
The bear crossed the road in front of truck and headed up the next hill, leaving a dust trail behind
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
The bear crossed the road in front of truck and headed up the next hill, leaving a dust trail behind

From: Shiras42
10-Jun-22
That is a pretty one for sure. Thanks for sharing!

10-Jun-22

Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
it topped the ridge and with one look back, was gone.
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
it topped the ridge and with one look back, was gone.
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
10 seconds later, this cow and calf showed up in the same place where the bear had just disappeared. I am sure they were thinking, "Oh shit, we got wolves around and now bears also. "
Paul@thefort's embedded Photo
10 seconds later, this cow and calf showed up in the same place where the bear had just disappeared. I am sure they were thinking, "Oh shit, we got wolves around and now bears also. "

From: No Mercy
10-Jun-22
We are starting to see more and more bears on the open fields and plains of ND too. Very adaptable species.

From: azelkhntr
10-Jun-22
A beaut of a cinnamon bear. Nice to see there is still snow in the mtns.

From: LUNG$HOT
10-Jun-22
Man that’s awesome Paul. Thanks for sharing. Looks like a good size black bear.

From: deerhunter72
10-Jun-22
Beautiful bear! I bet that got the old ticker going a little faster. We had a black bear run through my neighbors yard a couple years ago. He stuck around the local lake for a few days before moving on, caused quite a stir with social media and local tv. My wife and I were sitting in our back yard when the bear went through but we didn't see him.

Thanks for sharing the experience and pictures!

From: SteveB
10-Jun-22
Beautiful bear!

10-Jun-22
Lol…He was just out for a stroll!

From: APauls
10-Jun-22

APauls's embedded Photo
APauls's embedded Photo
That’s awesome Paul. I drove out a couple hours from home this week and seen the predator trifecta. A wolf, a bear and a coyote. Of course the ONE TIME I didn’t have my DSLR. Took a cell phone pic of the wolf.

From: DanaC
10-Jun-22
Bear populations are on the rise in many places. Need more hunters targeting them.

From: Castle Oak
11-Jun-22
It's breeding season. "That stuff will make a young man go a long ways".

From: TGbow
11-Jun-22
Awsome

11-Jun-22
Castle Oak, 10x

From: t-roy
11-Jun-22
Always fun seeing something unexpected out in the wild. Very cool, Paul!

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11-Jun-22

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11-Jun-22

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