BERNALILLO, N.M. (KRQE) - A big bear was spotted Saturday in the backyard of viewer Ayjay Mares of Bernalillo.
Mares says after spotting the big guy she called for help.
The bear teetered on the small branches but was soon tranquilized and came falling to ground where rescue crews were waiting below to catch it.
Mares says Bernalillo police, fire and Game and Fish responded.
You have through the end of tomorrow to help out local shelter animals. Here to tell how you can do that is Desiree Cawley, marketing manager for Animal Welfare Department, and Mary Soto, kennel supervisor.
Where would we be without our pets, they are loyal to us throughout the year and what better way to thank them, then to get them a gift for Christmas as well. We have been looking at stocking stuffer gifts for under $10 all week long.
Los Ojos De La Familia is an organization making a difference in the New Mexico community by educating and supporting individuals and family's in-need. They provide a variety of assistance to the community. Here to talk about that is the spokesperson and board member for the organization, Eric Strauss. Eric is also the host of the Eric Strauss Show on 770 KKOB A.M. and House of Strauss in Albuquerque.