My most recent bear sighting: a tall sculpture made of painted wood, wide-eyed and waving. I waved back, natch.
2016 BearWatch totals to date:
Real bears: 1 massive black bear
Dream bears: 3 black bears, 19 polar bears
Bear sculptures: 2 (this was actually my 2nd)
10 years ago on TTaT: When spheres unexpectedly collide