Bear goes wild in the Olympic stadium, is still free View larger image
An Asian black bear currently roams an Olympic stadium. JIJI PRESS / AFP via Images
This is no ordinary bear.
A Asian black bear visited the Olympics, when it broke into a site hosting the first sporting event of the Tokyo Games on Wednesday.
The beast has been spotted by guards early in the day at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium, just hours before the opening womens softball game Wednesday betweene Australia and Japan, police said.
"A warden found a bear inside Azuma Sports Park early in the morning yesterday. We also received similar information this morning, "said a spokesperson for the Fukushima police force to Agence France-Presse .
"We were unable to find or capture the bear, and although it did not 'There are no spectators at the stadium, we are on alert and looking for the bear around the site. "
The guards spotted the just bear before a softball game for the 2020 Olympics.REUTERS
Members of Team USA have stated that there has been no sighting of the 'bear in their Thursday game against Canada.
"I woke up to text messages asking, is this real? There is a big black bear that says he entered the field, entered the area and is free. And I felt, what? It's crazy. No way, "said shortstop Amanda Chidester.
" And then one of the girls on our team said, 'Yeah, have you heard of the bear? It was on the news. So I was able to report to my family and say it was true that there was a bear in the area. "
American teammates warn each other about the bear. Figcaption > via REUTERS
US coach Ken Eriksen has said the team is on the hunt for the beast.
"As we drove today we were actually looking to see if we could find another bear " he said.
With the wires of the post office