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Plainville family discovers black bear hibernating under their porch

As one Plainville family discovered that spot just happened to be a little too close for comfort when they found a burly, uninvited guest hibernating under their porch.

News 12 Staff

Jan 10, 2023, 1:56 AM

Updated 527 days ago

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It's that time of year when animals seek a warm and cozy spot to ride out the winter months.
As one Plainville family discovered that spot just happened to be a little too close for comfort when they found a burly, uninvited guest hibernating under their porch.
Local experts say the visitor is likely a male black bear and can actually be left alone in its cozy quarters, which is apparently just what this homeowner plans to do.
A jumpy dog tipped the homeowner's off to the bear.


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