Enjoying A Morning Stroll: Black Bear Makes Rounds In Poughkeepsie

It seems black bears are everywhere these days, including this one enjoying a morning stroll in Poughkeepsie.

A black bear visiting a Poughkeepsie neighborhood.
A black bear visiting a Poughkeepsie neighborhood. Photo Credit: Lauren Jolly

Daily Voice reader Lauren Jolly snapped this shot of the bear cruising through his neighbor's yard on Casper Creek Road early Thursday morning. 

He, or she, didn't seem interested in visiting and just moved along.

Of course, never approach a black bear and don't keep food or birdseed in your yard to attract them. If one happens to approach, make a loud noise and leave the area. 

If you see a black bear and want to have it counted or its movements recorded, click here. 

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