Is he smarter than the average bear?
Bears are a frequent sight near Mountain States Health Alliance’s medical evacuation base in Jenkins, Ky., but they usually don’t get this close. Helicopter pilot Mike Jackson captured the bolder-than-the-average bear in this recent photo. Last year, crew members saw a mama bear with a cub in the area, and they believe this is the now-grown cub, according to a spokeswoman for the Johnson City, Tenn., system. The crew nicknamed the cub Boo Boo.