The Tennessee Wildlife Assets Company (TWRA) took to Fb final week to share a beary vital message.
“LOCK YOUR VEHICLE DOORS WHEN IN THE SMOKIES AND NEVER LEAVE FOOD INSIDE!!!” the company exclaimed in a Thursday put up.
The posting went on to explain an animal encounter involving a bear — and photographs of a badly-damaged truck.
“TWRA Officer Gene Parker was known as to an incident in Gatlinburg yesterday the place one other black bear opened a truck door and have become trapped inside,” it defined.
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Additional down within the put up, the TWRA mentioned spoke about bears within the space.
“Thieves are least of your fear’s [sic] with hungry bears roaming round! Sadly, this happens all too usually across the Smoky Mountains. #tnwildlife,” the company concluded.
The put up has greater than 2,300 reactions, 990 feedback and 5,600 shares as of Sunday afternoon.