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First brown bear spotted first time in 150 years in national park of Spain

A brown bear has been spotted in north-west Spain for the first time in 150 years. As the area is home to wolves, deer and wild boars, this is believed to be the first time a brown bear has been seen in more than a century.
 

First brown bear spotted first time in 150 years in national park of Spain
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Bengaluru, First Published May 4, 2020, 1:03 PM IST
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A brown bear was spotted in Spain for the first time in 150 years. According to reports, the bear was found in area, which is home to wolves, deer and wild boars. It is believed to be the first time a brown bear has been seen in more than a century.

The images of the animal were captured on cameras set up by a crew shooting the film Montaña ou Morte (Mountain or Death) in the Invernadeiro national park in Galicia’s Ourense province.

The production company Zeitun Films said in a statement, “The bear, a male aged between three and five, is the first to be filmed in the area and probably the first to have crossed through the region in the past 150 years.”

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