should I do if I see a bear or mountain lion?
one of these animals is extremely rare in our area. The following
is good to know since these animals are more common in other
wilderness areas in Southern California.
Many people strongly disagree
on what is considered the appropriate reaction to bears. Here are some things to consider:
What kind of bear is it? Black bears and Grizzly bears are very different in size, attitude, and knowledge
Will shouting or making noise scare it away or will it cause a defensive attack?
What should be done with California bears, may be a bad idea other parts of the world. These
FAQs were made with the intent to error on the side of caution.
you should do if you see a bear or mountain lion:
Face the animal, don't stare into the eyes, and walk backwards
2) Speak to the animal in a calming monotone voice.
3) Do not wave you arms or yell, especially if you are close and have surprised it.