|Published:||Sep 20, 2013 4:46 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 20, 2013 5:28 PM EDT|
COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Ingersoll's could barely believe their eyes. The playground meant for their 3 year old granddaughter Kailyn was instead being used by bear cubs.
"She was running from window to window to watch," said Ashley Ingersoll.
Ashley Ingersol said she and her family first noticed the bear right outside her family room.
"The first thing I saw it doing was climbing up the bird feeder," said Ashley.
"And they had knocked over the bird feeder, which is in cement blocks and were having a feast. And eventually they left and came back maybe five minutes later and started playing with the swings and climbing up the slide," said Cris Ingersoll.
Ashley used her cell phone to take pictures and video.
"I thought it was awesome, it was the coolest experience when they walked up to me it was like only two feet away, of course I was on the other side of the porch but it was awesome."
They say they typically see the bears at night and were surprised to see them yesterday afternoon. But if this happens again, the family says they're prepared.
"My husband went and got an air horn, so we can chase them away you know if we have to," said Cris Ingersoll.