Bear Has Close Call on Utility Poles in Arizona Border City
Residents of an Arizona border city were left in disbelief by a surprise visit from a bear.
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DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) — Residents of an Arizona border city were left in disbelief by a surprise visit from a bear. The Arizona Game & Fish Department said the bear appeared Sunday in downtown Douglas. Bolder than your average bear, the animal climbed up two utility poles and even sat on the wires at one point. State wildlife officials, Douglas police, the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Border Patrol closed off U.S. Hwy 191…