There's been another black bear sighting near Turner Valley.

This time halfway between Turner Valley and Black Diamond just off of Highway 2.

It happened on Saturday, May 12 around 2:30 p.m. by the Sheep River.

The young bear, approximately 2 years of age was seen foraging for food.

Just last week a similar black bear was seen on the Turner Valley golf course.

The most recent sighting was about 2 kilometres from the golf course and on the opposite side of the river.


Young Black Bear Spotted on Turner Valley Golf Course

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