Bear spotted window-shopping in Naples

Author: Haley Zarcone Writer: Rachel Murphy
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Bear spotted in Naples on 5th Avenue (CREDIT: WINK News Viewer)

A bear has been spotted in Naples on two occasions: on a yacht and window-shopping as it strolled along Fifth Avenue.

The bougie bear was caught on camera browsing the stores and restaurants Saturday night around 1 a.m. Sunday by a WINK News viewer.

“Shocking. This is Fifth Avenue. You don’t normally see bears on Fifth Avenue,” said Annette Morrison at John Pierre Klifa. “We have a gelato shop next door, my thought is it’s searching for food.”

WINK News reached out to The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. They said that it’s not unusual to see bears in the fall. The bear could have been searching for food.

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