Bear spotted near CSU captured

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Police in Fort Collins sent a warning to residents with some funny tweets Wednesday after a bear was seen roaming near Colorado State University.

The bear was seen near South Shields Street and West Prospect Road — a few blocks southwest of the campus.

The bear was later safely captured and no longer was a threat to the public.

According to police, the bear will be taken “back to better bear habitat.”

Bears were spotted in Golden at Apex Park in August.

Jefferson County Open Space put up new signs warning people about aggressive bears in the area.

A mother bear and her two cubs were euthanized last week because of continued aggression toward two hikers near Golden, charging at them several times and getting as close as one foot away, Colorado Parks and Wildlife said.