Black bears are the buzzing topic around town lately. Weekend sightings of a black bear in the Roscoe area has prompted a lot of talk not only about bears, but about the encroachment of wildlife around populated areas. It's not unusual for me to see coyotes on my way to the radio station early in the morning, and Scot & I see plenty of deer, foxes, turkeys, and hawks running (or flying) around the station's property.

Animals being where maybe they shouldn't be is nothing new though...

 

Maybe we should just run away to an island to avoid these animal encounters...wait...never mind:

 

But, back to our local black bear(s) for a moment. Maybe they were looking for a place to cool off:

 

Of course, there's always the chance some big moose will ruin your time at the pool: