Nfld. & Labrador

Possible first polar bear sighting for La Scie

Colleen Gray saw an unusual sight on Monday when a polar bear strolled into her hometown of La Scie on the Baie Verte Peninsula.
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      Colleen Gray saw an unusual sight on Monday when a polar bear strolled into her hometown of La Scie on the Baie Verte Peninsula.

      Gray says La Scie currently has a problem with coyotes and black bear sightings are not unusual, but it's the first time she's seen a polar bear in the area.  

      She said some people saw the animal walking from the street and then into the harbour. Gray's husband then used a boat to try and guide the bear out to sea.

      Check out our photo gallery of several photos that Gray posted on her Facebook page Monday night. 

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