Bear, Cubs Wander Across Route 40 In Groton
GROTON (CBS) – Some people got quite a thrill in Groton Thursday morning as a bear unexpectedly crossed their paths.
Amy and Nan Quintin told WBZ-TV three black bears – a mother and two large cubs – jumped out of the woods to cross Route 40 near Flavell Road around 10 a.m.
They managed to keep a safe distance and the Quintins took a few pictures of the bears, who then climbed a nearby tree.
A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman told WBZ-TV they’re not looking into the sighting, but he added that the bears usually leave the area if they’re left alone.