Owensboro barber gets surprise visit from bears in Gatlinburg

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GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WEHT) – An Owensboro barbershop owner had quite a surprise during a visit to Gatlinburg, Tennessee last week. 

A family of bears paid him a visit.

Chad Morris, owner of CMO barbershop, shared photos and a video on his Facebook page.

He says his family just arrived at their cabin last Thursday when they came outside to see three bear cubs climbing into his car.

Morris says the cubs crawled into the driver seat, passenger side and into the back. He said their mother eventually told them it was time to go and they went on their way.

Morris said a chunk of the driver seat was torn, there was a claw print on his son’s football and one of the bears bit down on his protein thermal shaker.

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(This story was originally published on May 20, 2019)

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