Florida black bear rips off car bumper outside woman's home

Wildlife officials expected to investigate incident

By Daniel Dahm - Managing Editor -- ClickOrlando.com
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A Central Florida woman says a bear ripped off the bumper of her car.

SALT SPRINGS, Fla. - A woman claims a bear ripped the bumper off her car in Marion County as she and her teen daughter watched from their house.

The incident occurred outside a home in Salt Springs, near the Ocala National Forest.

A photo taken by the woman shows a silver Toyota Corolla with its bumper on the ground next to the vehicle.  She said a paw print could be seen on the bumper.

In an email, the woman told Local 6 that there was no food or attractants in the car

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was expected to investigate the incident.

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