You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Metro

Roving black bear is caught again

Wanderer from Cape spotted in Brookline after 100-mile trek

BROOKLINE — The maverick bear, having tasted the good life on Cape Cod, appears to be indefatigable in sniffing out new territory, particularly cushy, all-too-public perches.

On Tuesday morning, two weeks after its epic journey through cranberry bogs and manicured backyards ended with a tranquilizer dart in Wellfleet and a trip to the wilds of Central Massachusetts, the 180-pound, 5-foot-tall black bear was clinging to the branch of a white pine in the backyard of a multimillion-dollar home here. It was closer to Boston than any bear has been spotted in recent times and soon sustained another dart.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week