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Black bear seen in Jenison area

Georgetown Twp., Mich. (WZZM)The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is warning people about a black bear sighting in Georgetown Township.

Authorities say they received 4 credible calls of a sighting early Thursday afternoon in the Wallingwood Springs neighborhood and the Wallingwood golf course off Cottonwood Drive near Baldwin Street.

Authorities say the bear did not display a threatening behavior.  They are reminding people to stay away from the bear and say they should not feed it.

Black bear traditionally live in Michigan's Upper Peninsula but many have started moving south in search of food.