Goldstream Park (Mary-lee Sampson)

It looks like humans aren’t the only ones excited about this year’s salmon run at Goldstream Park.

A trail at Goldstream was closed on Saturday after visitors spotted a black bear near a park viewing platform.

The bear, which had been munching on some salmon earlier in the day, came close to an area where at least 20 people had been watching the river for salmon.

“I was one of the last to leave alongside a friend and a park volunteer,” said Mary-lee Sampson, who submitted the photos. “As the crowd left, we continued to back up but not before the bear started clapping his teeth and huffing.”

Before long, the park volunteer blew an air horn, startling the bear and causing it to move back into the forest.

The bear probably just didn’t want people nibbling on its super fresh salmon sashimi. Without further ado, here are the pictures of the four-legged fisherman.

Goldstream Park (Mary-lee Sampson)
Goldstream Park (Mary-lee Sampson)
Goldstream Park (Mary-lee Sampson)

 

 

 

 

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