Grow For It! Wildlife encounters

By From page B4 | November 06, 2013

Lately, I have realized that my Jersey-girl roots have made me a tad naïve when it comes to wildlife in El Dorado County. Having grown up in a very rural area, I am very good at spotting nocturnal critters while driving at night, notably deer, raccoon and opossum, and I remember seeing one or two black bears in my youth and not being much affected by it. Two recent wildlife encounters have left me wiser and more wary, and also pondering just how close is too close?

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