Yesterday afternoon Fresno  residents discovered that they had a new visitor in town: Cinnamon the bear.

Bear hitches a ride in Fresno.

Bear hitches a ride in Fresno. Image by Spencer Wright / CC BY 2.0

Cinnamon caught a ride on a trash truck headed down from the mountains and disembarked in the Californian city, only to be found wandering around the Orange Avenue Disposal. Officials were able to detain and tranquilize the bear, and Cinnamon has since been returned to his home in the Hume Lake area.

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