Bear caught on camera near Hunters Lane area of Nashville

Posted at 3:47 PM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 16:47:03-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A hunter captured photos on a trail-cam of a large bear near Whites Creek.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency believes the bear is the same one seen in hanging around the area this fall.

"He's not moving very far and it appears he might be here to stay," District 21 Captain Dale Grandstaff said.

The bear was seen in an area off Hunters Lane between Interstate 65 and Interstate 24.

TWRA said there is no bear hunting season in Middle Tennessee.

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