East Texas families go on ‘bear hunt’ scavenger during COVID-19 pandemic

East Texas families go on ‘bear hunt’ scavenger during COVID-19 pandemic

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - A little bit of cheer through a stuffed bear sitting in a window is helping bring a smile during unsettling times.

The ‘bear hunt’ trend is sweeping the country as homeowners and businesses are encouraged to place a bear within sight of those who pass by.

WEBXTRA: East Texas families go on ‘bear hunt’ scavenger during COVID-19 pandemic

Originally, the practice was to give children to do during their walks with parents, but really, it’s fun for young and old.

KTRE 9′s Donna McCollum takes you on a bear hunt in Nacogdoches.

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