The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reminding outdoor enthusiasts to remain cautious after some bears have been sighted in Sedona near the Boynton Canyon area.
They say specific reports include a female bear with cubs and other bears are believed to be in that area of northern Arizona.
Bear sightings in the area are not unusual. But given the unpredictable nature of bears, Game and Fish officials say "the public needs to understand bears are active and some caution should be taken whenever people are in the wild."
They say the animals are attracted to easily accessible food and water, even when humans are in the area.
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