PICTURES: Black Bears in Northeast Ohio

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A black bear in Austinburg Township. (Photo Credit: Nancy Hodge)

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Black bear sightings are on the rise in Northeast Ohio, and Fox 8 viewers have spotted the animal in several counties over the past few months.

The Department of Natural Resources estimates that only about 60 black bears live in the state year round. So, if you were lucky enough to (safely) snap a shot of one in the wild, submit your pics!

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