Calif. homeowner heard odd noises over the winter but didn't investigate Once spring arrived, it was discovered a mama bear had moved into a crawl space for hibernating. Bear League animal rescuers were called, and they found four more bears.

Calif. homeowner heard odd noises over the winter but didn't investigate

Calif. homeowner heard odd noises over the winter but didn't investigate

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Once spring arrived, it was discovered a mama bear had moved into a crawl space for hibernating. Bear League animal rescuers were called, and they found four more bears.

A MARTINEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martinez.

A rumbling from underneath your house could mean old pipes or troublesome supports. Some California homeowners heard odd noises - rumbling, snoring even - but decided to ignore it. Then spring arrived, and they found that a bear had chosen their crawl space for hibernating. BEAR League animal rescuers were called and found four more bears - four yearlings, including one that had been adopted by the mama bear. Five bears? That house must have been just right.

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