Why Did the Bear Cross the Road?


It was about 7:00 pm when I arrived in downtown Boulder, Colorado, in late June of 2017. A crowd of people stood around an area where police tape cordoned off the majority of 16th Street between Pearl and Spruce. I stopped for a moment to digest the scene, then quickly dipped under the tape after determining where I needed to go. As I greeted the wildlife officers and volunteers, I peered up into a tree and found what I was looking for: a two-year-old black bear nervously pacing around.

<img src="/filebin/images/blog/2018_June_Aug/bear_in_tree.jpg" width="700" height="800" class="aligncenter" longdesc="One unlucky bear in downtown Boulder…


Source: Why Did the Bear Cross the Road?