Everyone needs a little luxury from time to time.Even wild animals.That’s why one black bear thought he’d hit the jackpot when he found a plush mattress to lie on in a landfill at Kingfisher Lake in Ontario.
Black bears are often seen in northern Ontario.
And a garbage dump is the perfect place for a black bear to cool down.But this black bear seemed to value its leisure time rather than hunting for food.
Keira Mamakwa wasn’t surprised to see a black bear around 5 p.m.
But she was surprised to see him lying comfortably on the mattress, «just vibrating,» as she explained in a Facebook post.
The bear was only 15 feet away from her, but she thought it was so much fun that she needed to take some photos.
Her post has been shared over 6,000 times.The bear didn’t seem to welcome everyone’s attention.For a moment he looked at her as if annoyed that she was interrupting his cozy pastime.
Black bears are the most common bear species in North America.
Black bears in different regions can have very different diets, den traditions, and life cycles from each other.Their behavior may also be different.
They are quite common in Ontario.
In Ontario, you should only call 911 if there is an imminent threat to your personal safety or if the bear is engaging in threatening or aggressive behavior.When encountering a bear, it is best to remain calm.
If a bear is sitting on a tree, leave it alone.He will only go down when he feels safe.You should only play dead if you meet a mother and her cubs.
It’s also a good idea to have a bear spray in an area populated by bears. If you are attacked, “fight back with everything you have.”