City press release:
Black Bear Update
GREENSBORO, NC (May 22, 2011) – Greensboro Police have responded to numerous calls concerning a black bear seen in the area of Battleground Avenue near Holden Road. Earlier today the bear was located in a yard on Quail Drive. Wildlife officers and animal control were contacted. The bear was not aggressive and was allowed to leave. The bear was last seen traveling south from that location.
Police are requesting your help. Please do not approach, feed, chase or corner the bear. If you have pets, put pet food inside your residence and secure any trash cans. If the bear comes in your yard go inside and secure any pets until the bear leaves.
If you have any questions please contact the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission at 800-662-7137.
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