ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. - Two bear cubs and their mother were spotted outside the Teddy Bear Child Care Thursday in Altamonte Springs.
The three bears spent the day hanging in a tree on Jay Drive and Oak Drive.
The trio returned to the tree.
Dairelis Rodriguez, co-owner of the day care, told Channel 9's Johny Fernandez her main priority was to make sure 12 kids at the facility were safe.
"We stayed inside today. We had indoor games today, but other than that, it's cool because we are Teddy Bear Child Care and we see teddy bears outside," Rodriguez said.
Neighbors said they have never seen black bears in the neighborhood.
"It is exciting. It's amazing. They're beautiful," resident Shannon Peck said.
FWC officials said whenever anyone encounters a bear, they should just leave it alone and give it space.
Officials said bears are on the move because of the change in weather and they're looking for food.
3 bears spotted on Jay Dr/Oak Dr. People we spoke with say they’re located on a tree in front of a bus stop pic.twitter.com/7JNU5hxdYm— Johny Fernandez (@jfernandezwftv) October 26, 2017
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