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Dead bear found on side of the road in Kingsport

June 15th, 2013 8:51 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Dead bear found on side of the road in Kingsport

A black bear was found dead recently on Wilcox Drive. Fred Hilton, senior naturalist at Bays Mountain, said the bear was likely male, and was either out looking for food or a female bear. (Kingsport Times News Contributed Photo)

KINGSPORT  — It’s not uncommon to see a dead opossum, squirrel or groundhog lying in or on the side of the road in Northeast Tennessee. But a black bear?

Apparently that’s what happened recently when a black bear was found dead on Wilcox Drive.

Fred Hilton, senior naturalist at Bays Mountain Park, said the bear was likely male, and was either out looking for food or a female bear.

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