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Two bears hang out at Ironto truck stop

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Bear on someone's porch near Ironto truck stop. Bear on someone's porch near Ironto truck stop.
Bear at Ironto Truck Stop. Bear at Ironto Truck Stop.
Customers at a truck stop in Ironto are getting quite the surprise when they go to pump gas.

Two young bears have been spotted hanging out around the 'Stop in Food Stores' right off of I-81.

The manager says the bears come down the mountain and sometimes walk around near the gas pumps.

"It's different. I've never seen one, especially by a truck stop. I mean see a cat or a dog, but not a bear," Stop In Manager Beverly Davis says.

One of the bears was trapped by wildlife experts Tuesday night and they are hoping to trap the other one soon. Experts are worried about the bears being hit by cars or trying to cross the interstate.

They have put up posters telling people that feeding bears is illegal. They also ask people to properly secure garbage cans.

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