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Bear sighting at Saskatchewan campground spurs dangerous animal advisory

A dangerous animal advisory issued by the Ministry of Parks Culture and Sport for Makwa Lake Provincial Park and area.
A dangerous animal advisory was issued by the Ministry of Parks Culture and Sport for Makwa Lake Provincial Park and area. Google Maps

UPDATE: The dangerous animal advisory was ended on July 10

A dangerous animal advisory was issued on Wednesday by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Parks Culture and Sport for Makwa Lake Provincial Park and area.

According to SaskAlert, a black bear sow with two cubs were sighted in Stabler Point Campground.

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The public is being warned to be very cautious as the animals are extremely dangerous.

If spotted, people are urged to leave the area or move indoors and report the sighting to Park Watch at 1-800-667-1788.

SaskAlert is the province’s alerting program used to inform the public of emergency situations in real-time.

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