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New Jersey Bears Adapting to Suburban Life (VIDEO)

New Jersey Bears Adapting to Suburban Life (VIDEO)
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A different class of neighbor has been checking out the territory in Jefferson Township recently, apparently trying to decide if he cab sustain his current lifestyle in suburbia.

That would be a large black bear.

Videos have been posted online of a black bear walking through the streets of Jefferson, checking out trash cans, and continuing to walk, according to the New York Daily News. And when I say walk, I mean on it’s two hind legs.

Bears that walk on their hind legs are called “bipedal bears,” and often learn that due to an injury. One video description reads, according to philly.com, “It seems that one of its front paws are injured, and it has learned to walk, extremely well, on its back legs.”

 

NJ Weather Forecast: A short humidity spell

NJ Weather Forecast: A short humidity spell
BY STEVE DiMARTINO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
N.J. WEATHER

Humid conditions will return to the Philadelphia and New York City metropolitan areas by Tuesday afternoon as high pressure drifts into the Atlantic ...

NJ in Danger of Rip Currents Due to Bertha

NJ in Danger of Rip Currents Due to Bertha
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Rip currents flow quickly out away from the shoreline, returning water brought to land by wind and waves. New Jersey has learned a lot about rip currents this summer.

Th...

‘Rolling Coal’ targeted in New Jersey

‘Rolling Coal’ targeted in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The trend of “rolling coal” allows a diesel vehicle driver to modify their trucks so they will blow black soot at a vehicle behind them. Often their smoke is directed a...

New Jersey’s Internet Not So Fast Compared to Other States

New Jersey’s Internet Not So Fast Compared to Other States
BY: KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

According to Tech Times, a map of the country was created showing the Internet strength of each state, leaving New Jersey to trail behind others.

Broadview Netw...

NJ Hopes Lake Hopatcong Anaconda Isn’t This Big?

NJ Hopes Lake Hopatcong Anaconda Isn’t This Big?
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

So the search for the 14 to 20 feet long Lake Hopatcong reptile continues. Reports vary on whether the huge snake even exists.

Sightings of a snake, reported as an anaco...

4 Reasons Humback Whales coming back to New Jersey

4 Reasons Humback Whales coming back to New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A lot more people have been leaving New Jersey over the last few years for a variety of reasons. But a certain segment of the population has been coming into the state ...

Giant Turtles Live Off New Jersey’s Coast

Giant Turtles Live Off New Jersey’s Coast
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The leatherback sea turtle is the largest of all living turtles. Some reports say they can weigh between 1,500 and 2,000 pounds.

It turns out that at least one of the re...

Shark Week started in New Jersey

Shark Week started in New Jersey
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

This week kicks off Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week—but what many might not realize is that the infatuation with these gigantic jagged-toothed tyrants of the...

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