BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Drought concerns could mean more bears may head into towns and cities in Colorado during the warm months this year, and on Thursday one showed near the University of Colorado campus.READ MORE: Kit Carson Peak Climber Madeline Baharlou-Quivey's Body Retrieved By Rescue Crews, Helicopter
The 200 pound bear was spotted in a tree near the Williams Village housing complex in the morning.READ MORE: Latino Community Across Colorado Prepares To Celebrate Día De Los Muertos
He had been spotted earlier as well, before he found his spot in the tree.
Wildlife officers tranquilized him and he fell onto padded mats. Officials said the bear will be relocated.MORE NEWS: 'Live Like Her': Sally Strelecki Taken Off Life Support After Bullet From Neighboring Apartment Kills Her