Black Bear Spotted in Crane, Hurley Area
May 23, 2019
Over the past two weeks, a black bear has been seen in northern Stone County, around the edges of Crane and Hurley. The bear, estimated to be a two year old male weighing around 150 to 200 pounds, has been found getting into garbage cans and traveling across yards.
Josh Wisdom, Wildlife Damage Biologist with Missouri Department of Conservation, spoke with The Chronicle to let people know what to do if they encounter the animal in their yard.