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Bear wanders into Tennessee restaurant before meandering on sidewalk with tourists

WPXI Pittsburgh
WPXI Pittsburgh
 2021-07-31
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GATLINBURG, Tenn. — A bear wandered into a Tennessee restaurant Friday night before quickly leaving and meandering along a sidewalk out front.

An employee at Crawdaddy’s said the bear ran up the restaurant’s front staircase, entered the restaurant then turned around and left, WATE reported.

A woman visiting from South Carolina with her family was surprised to see the bear exit the restaurant while she was walking outside.

“Can you imagine sitting in the restaurant and a bear coming out,” Katie Faulling Myers said.

An ambulance was called to the area after the bear knocked over a person. The person’s condition is unclear.

Wildlife officials reminded people to be “bear aware” and that Gatlinburg is part of the animal’s natural habitat and roaming area, WATE reported.

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