Bear gets lost in American shopping centre

  • 23 July 2012
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A lost bear wandered into a shopping centre in America and walked around a department store.

The young female black bear was said to have found its way into the centre in the Pennsyvania through automatic doors.

"It darted past several people. They didn't even know it was a bear," said shopper Matt Marcinik.

The animal was eventually given drugs to calm her down, and taken away by wildlife officials.

The young bear had growled at customers before getting stuck between double doors.

Experts said it was rare for a bear to make its way into a shopping centre, and they are now investigating how it ended up in the area.