Black bear spotted walking around in Asheville cemetery

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) -- There has been another bear sighting in Asheville, and this time it was at a cemetery.

A Parks and Recreation representative said it the mother and bear cub were spotted on Wednesday.

Eyewitnesses said when the mother bear saw people she would run her cub up a tree and stand guard, watching everyone's moves.

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Crews said they've seen a lot of bear activity around the area in western North Carolina lately.

In fact, three young bears were seen playing in an Asheville woman's backyard last week.

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Several bears were caught playing with a tire swing outside of an Asheville home Thursday afternoon.

They caution you to never get too close to a bear if you ever see one.
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