AZ Game & Fish warning: Be bear aware - Tucson News Now

AZ Game & Fish warning: Be bear aware

Bear spotted near Arivaca Lake (Source: AZ Game and Fish Department) Bear spotted near Arivaca Lake (Source: AZ Game and Fish Department)
ARIVACA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Arizona Game and Fish officials are warning the public to be 'bear aware', as last week a black bear was sighted near Arivaca Lake, southwest of Tucson. 

Campers should remember to secure food outside their tent, clean up and change after cooking as well. 

Stand tall, wave your arms, yell and throw objects on hand, are just a couple of things to do if someone comes across a bear.  Do NOT run.  

Anyone who spots a bear is asked to call AZGFD 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (623) 236-7201. 

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