This photo although taken 1 year ago, is about 25 yards from where the attact took place and is likely the same bear.

Bear attack in Lake Isabella

Friday morning about 2am a black bear attacked and killed two potbelly pigs at the home of Lake Isabella residents, Burtons & Cigaineros. They were large 2oo+ lbs pigs. They were pets for about 15 years. They were in a pen outside,the bear entered the pen through a wooden shead and attacked and killed the 2 pigs, partially ate one of the pigs when Jim and Daisy Cigainero got up to see what all the noise was and upon entering the wood shead the bear raised up looking Jim in the eye at arms length. He quickly turned yelled BEAR! to Daisy and they both ran. The bear exited the shead and ran up the hill. Athorities were called. Game Warden Terry Mullen responded to the residence later that morning and took the report. He said it is unusual for a black bear to attack large livestock and it appears to have no fear of humans, making this a very dangerous bear. He said they will be returning later in the day with a large trap baiting it with one of the dead pigs in hopes of traping the bear.

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Tim Harrison says ... on Wednesday, Sep 24 at 1:21 PM

We have a black bear that comes to visit our pear tree. He arrives around 2 am and sits in the yard while consuming pears. He does not mind if you observe him. He's there for 10 min. & leaves. 9/24/14

at says ... on Wednesday, Jun 4 at 4:54 PM

did they trap and dispose of the bear / /

Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Jun 4 at 4:53 PM

did they trap the dangerous bear?

Chantry Cigainero says ... on Wednesday, Dec 11 at 7:00 PM

How are you. wondering if you were kin to the Southern Cigainero

Mari says ... on Thursday, Sep 26 at 5:24 PM

I ♡bear

slivermoon says ... on Monday, May 7 at 11:06 PM

Just think its cool to see black bears but not eating anthing thats a pet.

slivermoon says ... on Monday, May 7 at 10:57 PM

That sounds cool to see but not by a school. Hope no one got hurt.

Tim says ... on Sunday, Sep 4 at 10:54 AM

It was off Erskine Creek Rd, across from the High School. The bear was caught last night in a DFG trap

jake says ... on Sunday, Sep 4 at 10:13 AM

What area of the krv did this happen? Sounds lke bodfish canyon

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