YONKERS: The Yonkers Police Department Warns Of Black Bears

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The #YonkersPD has received reports tonight regarding black bear(s) sightings in the Fox Terrace area adjacent to Dunwoodie Golf Course.

The animal(s) retreated into the wooded area without incident.

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation provides helpful information about black bear encounters:

Black bear info:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6960.html

Reducing conflicts:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6995.html

Black bear encounters:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/94710.html

Nuisance wildlife reports can be made to the DEC
here:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/about/259.html

Any aggressive, attacking, or emergency behavior should be reported immediately by calling 9-1-1.

This Article Originally Appeared In The Westchester News Center

https://westchester.town.news/g/white-plains-ny/n/81255/yonkers-yonkers…

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