The remains of the deer

Photo by Greg Riley

Greg Riley took a photo of a black bear licking the carcass of a dead deer in Lakeville, across the road from St. Mary’s Church, on Thursday, Nov. 7. Black bears in this part of the world are generally not considered carnivores, they are generally believed to eat mainly berries and vegetation.

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