UNLIKE SOME BLOGGERS I know (click here), I do not have to travel all the way to Wyoming to see a bear. I photographed this bear at the intersection of a four-lane highway and a busy street in a commercial area of Faribault Wednesday evening. The A & W bear almost seamlessly blends in with the road construction environment.
No need to be alert, make noise, carry bear spray or avoid hiking alone or running.
This bear, offering free root beer floats, seemed much too friendly for those worries.
Copyright 2013 Audrey Kletscher Helbling