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Mother 'bares' teeth at brown bear


Jeff Meucci / Submitted Photo

Jeff Meucci captured this image of a brown bear on his game camera last month. Meucci said the specific location is a secret, but the brown bear was wandering around the Falls Creek bridge area on 3 Lakes Loop Road.

Jeff Meucci wasn't the only Petersburg resident to see a brown bear recently.

Jane Fuqua, her husband Dylan Durst and their two children Wes, 5, and Sage, 1, had a run in with a brown bear near the Blind River Rapids boardwalk area late last month while they visited the new picnic area and picked cranberries.

Fuqua and Wes were on their knees in the muskeg looking for berries when Durst saw a small cow moose running along the tree line. About a minute later a bear was trailing the moose's path, but instead of following the trail it veered toward the family.

"It was probably 50 feet away f...

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