The Big Sky community’s bear was caught on video roaming Giselle Ramirez’s backyard on Saturday night. But the video was just confirmation – the bear left evidence of his presence by upending two trash cans.READ MORE: Evacuations Ordered As University Fire Burns In San Bernardino
The bear left the contents of at least one of the trash cans — which included an apparently empty can of tomatoes, a McDonald’s French fry carton, and several other empty bags and boxes of food — strewn on the sidewalk. The bear was captured on camera again the next night, roaming Ramirez’s backyard.READ MORE: LAUSD Hosts COVID Vaccine Clinics Ahead Of Deadline For Employees
Drought conditions likely forced the bear into Simi Valley for the pools and fruit tree. As far as recent reports go, the bear has mostly kept nocturnal hours, but has been spotted occasionally during daylight hours.MORE NEWS: Proof Of Vaccination Must Be Shown With Photo ID To Get Into LA County Indoor Events Of 1,000 Or More Attendees
Authorities say residents should store their trash cans and pet food indoors to make their neighborhoods less attractive to wildlife.