MILLBURN, NJ — Bear 832 strolled around Short Hills on Monday, climbing a tree and hanging out for the day before socially distancing himself from humans. He checked out the bear trap set by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife but decided not to check in.

The black bear was photographed enjoying his day in the suburbs by Millburn resident Tim Baker.

 

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