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Pennsylvania's Black Bears Like Malls and Food Court Food, Too

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You know how some nights, when you can't sleep, you just want to go buy something? Well, this bear had the same idea.

Police spotted a 400-pound black bear on the roof of the Viewmont Mall in Scranton, Pennsylvania, early this morning. The male bear appears to have climbed up a fence after rummaging around in the mall trash looking for food around 2 a.m.

Game commission officers climbed up after him, tranquilized the animal, and used a forklift to bring him back to ground level. The bear will be released onto state game lands.
· Bear finds its way onto roof of Pennsylvania mall [AP]

Viewmont Mall

100 Viewmont Mall, Scranton, PA