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A black bear weighing about 400 pounds strolls through the front yard of a home on the 2300 block of Mayfield Avenue in La Crescenta on Tuesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies look for an elusive black bear that played hide and seek with them and Fish and Game officers Tuesday morning in La Crescenta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Residents of the 2400 block of Montrose Avenue watch the capture of a black bear found wandering their La Crescenta neighborhood early Tuesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

A black bear weighing 400 pounds strolls through a front yard in La Crescenta.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Fish and Game officer Lt. Martin Wall prepares a tranquilizer dart for the errant black bear.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Fish and Game officer Lt. Martin Wall corners the bear in an apartment complex and shoots it with a tranquilizer dart.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The bear starts to feel the effects of the tranquilizer, finally collapsing.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Curious neighbors witness the capture of a black bear that was wandering their neighborhood in La Crescenta on Tuesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Curious residents watch the capture of the bear from a rooftop.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The bear is down for the count after being shot with three tranquilizer darts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

It took more than a half-dozen Fish and Game authorities to carry the bear through the narrow complex gate on a blanket.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Authorities carry the 400-pound bear to a waiting cage secured on a trailer attached to a pickup truck. From there, they took the bear home to the Angeles National Forest.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

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1 Comment

  1. April 10, 2012, 2:08 pm

    I used to keep a journal on this subject. I cant find it. Awesome Post!!

    By: jummmmm

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