Bear spotted on campus of UCF

UCF issued a campus alert after receiving a report of a bear on campus near Knight's Plaza. (UCF Police)

Police at the University of Central Florida say the campus had an unusual visitor Thursday.

A bear reportedly wandered on campus near Knights Plaza.

In a campus advisory, police said people should be alert of their surroundings. If you see a bear in front of you, back up slowly and speak to the bear calmly and do not make any sudden movements.

Do not play dead, climb or run, police said.

Visit the FWC website for more information about living with bears in Florida.

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