Kleipzig Mill "Bear"

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Kleipzig Mill "Bear"

Postby Big Jim Mac » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:55 am

I was pretty sure I had stumbled on a bear while hiking the OT near Kleipzig Mill Aug. 11. I had just come out of the woods with thoughts of taking a dip in the waterfall when this guy popped up over the rocks and scared the trail mix out of me. I started backing up toward the mill, then realized I had a camera hanging around my neck and should get some pics to at least show what killed me. I fired off a couple of frames, and that's when the bear barked at me. Dog, not bear, but it sure had me wondering. He seemed pretty intent on protecting the falls, so I headed upstream and got myself a dip in the pool there. Trail was in great shape for August. No ticks and the horseflies left me alone.

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Re: Kleipzig Mill "Bear"

Postby mike » Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:50 am

Good one! At first glance it does look like a bear. I looked at the pic before reading the text and was thinking; that bears brown instead of black, where did he come from? Then I put my glasses on and read your post.
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Re: Kleipzig Mill "Bear"

Postby ImWithSadie » Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:48 pm

Haha that totally looks like a bear! But it's clearly barking in the picture!
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