Bear Sightings?

it looked like a bear
The 2008 Basin Complex fire that ravaged this canyon and forest blackened many coastal redwood trees, but most seemed to be surviving. Most. Not all. Those that didn’t survive took on shapes of their own. This gnarled half-trunk caught my eye, giving me a start. My brain gasped BEAR! several times.

it looked like a bear (circled)
The illusion held up as we got closer…

another view of the bear

the tree that looked like a bear

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