Wild bear captured at Walt Disney World

Wild bear captured at Walt Disney World

Thursday, 19 Sep, 2023 0

Part of Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando had to be temporarily shut down due to an uninvited guest.

A bear was spotted in a tree leading to a partially evacuation of the area.

It caused a brief closure of some rides.

It wasn’t part of Animal Kingdom but a rare encounter with a wild black bear.

Officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission were called to help capture the animal.

The excitement temporarily closed Frontierland, Liberty Square and Adventureland.

The bear was taken to the Ocala National Forest and released.

“During the fall, bears are more active as they search for food to pack on fat reserves for the winter,” the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said.

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