Bobcat sightings have occurred recently in the 300 block of Caswell Beach Road (on the marsh-side) and on Oceangreens Lane as well as a bear sighting near Arboretum Bridge.
CASWELL BEACH, NC (WECT) – The Town of Caswell Beach has issued an official
warning after multiple bobcat sightings and an unconfirmed report
of a black bear sighting.
Officials say the public should take extra precautions when outside due to
the potential for wild animals, which may pose a threat to humans or pets.
Bobcat sightings have occurred recently in the 300 block of Caswell Beach
Road (on the marsh-side) and on Oceangreens Lane.
According to Caswell Beach Police Chief George Kassler, a citizen on Caswell
Beach Road saw a bobcat eat a feral cat around the same time as a bear sighting
in the vicinity of the Arboretum Bridge.
Officials are reminding residents not to leave food outdoors for pets which
may attract these wild animals, and definitely do not feed wild animals. Both
are not allowed under Caswell Beach Town ordinances and are punishable with a
If you see a wild animal that appears to be overly-tame, sick, or which
becomes aggressive, stay away, and call 9-1-1 immediately.
Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:55:35 GMT
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