, says otherwise. I'll take another look at it tomorrow, probably with camera phone in hand.
I already follow the Living with Black Bears
food and garbage guidance. If there is a bear hereabouts, I hope the noisy lawnmower convinced it to keep its distance.
Google Images suggests that my first reaction to the scat I saw at the edge of the yard might well have been spot on. It might not be bear scat; I haven't seen or heard about bears in these particular woods since moving here eight years ago. But it looks enough like the images "bear scat" Google Images search brought up that I wouldn't bet against it being bear until someone more knowledgeable, like