Bear investigates deputy's cruiser in Marion County

Posted at 5:53 AM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 06:50:32-04

A Marion County Deputy took a video of a curious bear he encountered this weekend when he was responding to a call in the Ocklawaha area.

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 The Marion County Sheriff’s Office posted a video the deputy took to their Facebook page that captured the chance encounter.

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The deputy was near the Ocala National Forest when the bear began wandering out onto the road. The curious black bear eventually walked all the way to the driver side of the car, sniffed around for a moment, but eventually the bear and the deputy went their separate ways.