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Wildlife Experts Encourage Bear Safety Amid Sporadic Sightings in Texas

As occasional bear sightings continue to crop up in the west and southwestern portions of the state, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) encourages residents to practice bear safety as the likelihood of spotting a bear in a populated area increases. Black bears are native to Texas and are a part of our natural heritage and the Texas ecosystem. On Oct. 16, a black bear sow and her cub were spotted in city limits […]