Have you ever had an uninvited guest in your home or garden? Well, for one couple in rural Maine, an unexpected visitor turned their garden into a battleground.
It all started one summer evening when Helen and her husband, Mark, were enjoying a quiet dinner on their porch. Suddenly, they heard a loud crash from the garden. They rushed outside to find a large black bear had climbed over their fence and was now rooting around in their vegetable patch.
At first, they were frozen with fear, but as the bear started to make its way towards the house, they knew they had to act fast. They quickly retreated inside and locked all the doors and windows, but the bear wasn’t giving up that easily.
The couple watched in horror as the bear began clawing at their back door, trying to break in. They knew they had to call for help, but their cell phone reception was spotty at best.
After what felt like an eternity, they managed to get through to the local animal control, who dispatched a team to the scene. By this time, the bear had made its way onto the roof of the couple’s shed and was refusing to come down.
The animal control team eventually managed to sedate the bear and relocate it to a more remote location. But the couple was left with a destroyed garden and a newfound appreciation for the wildlife in their area.
Reflecting on the incident, Helen and Mark have now taken extra precautions to secure their garden and make sure they’re not caught off guard by any uninvited guests in the future.
So, if you’re living in an area with abundant wildlife, make sure you take all the necessary precautions to secure your home and garden. You never know when an uninvited guest might come knocking.