Grizzly (Kodiak for my American friends) spotted on Old Vernon Rd.? A little too close to home. This picture was taken less than 300 ft from my front door
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Grizzly Spotted on Old Vernon Rd.??? a little too close for comfort!!!!! Stop, don't shoot the grizzly by Jennifer Zielinski - Story: 64998 Sep 22, 2011 / 12:46 pm Conservation officers in Kelowna are warning area residents not to take matters into their own hands if they spot a grizzly bear in their neighbourhoods. Recently a grizzly (yes, a real grizzly) was spotted near an orchard along Old Vernon Road. According to Conservation officer Terry Myconick a dog scared the bear off, but conservation officers were unable to track it down. "We are not certain it is still in the area, but it probably came down from the higher country and the hope is that it went back up there." Myconick says the bears have a bad reputation and that even the word "grizzly" strikes fear in people. "They are ...