Black Bear - 768 - wikimediaOfficials with Acadia National Park in Maine are warning visitors about a black bear recently spotted in the area.

According to an article on, officials issued an advisory Tuesday after a black bear was spotted in the vicinity of the Blackwoods Campground in Otter Creek. Bears are seldom seen on Mount Desert Island, although biologists believe there are small local populations.

Officials are asking park visitors to take sensible precautions.

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