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The Bear at Black Rock Mountain State Park, GA!

Call me crazy if you'd like, but one of my "bucket list" photo opps has always been to take a picture of a bear in the wild!  And as many of my friends have heard time and time again, I've never wished that this opportunity stemmed from an up close and personal encounter, say while on a trail, or having one stick its head in my tent during the night!  Rather, this opportunity happened in a way that I was most comfortable with...from the friendly confines of my truck.

As we were making our way back up the mountain to the campground at Black Rock Mountain State Park (Georgia), we came across this Black Bear cautiously making its way out of the tree line.  From what we could tell, the bear was eying a Pringles can that someone had carelessly discarded along side of the road.  When we noticed the bear, we slowed to a stop in the middle of the road just long enough to take a few pics.  We did make a few passes, however, and each time we came back by, the bear stood ever …

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