Locals told to advise caution following bear sighting near Zlín

Residents in the Zlín area have been advised to exercise caution after a brown bear was sighted on the outskirts of the town. The animal was first spotted on Saturday morning by a local man, who went for a run to a forest near Zlín.

The animal’s presence was later confirmed by experts, who examined its traces. According to their size, the animal could weigh up to 200 kilograms. The police advised people to avoid densely overgrown areas and keep their dogs on a leash when walking in a forest.

Author: Ruth Fraňková