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Lost bear cub found near Harrisburg

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A bear cub that got separated from his mom near Harrisburg is now getting some TLC in the Poconos.

A game commission officer brought him to the Poconos from the Harrisburg area where the eight-pound ball of fur was found wandering, all alone.

“He’s not an orphan, he’s not abandoned, he’s what we’d call displaced,” said Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center Director Kathy Uhler.

Uhler is taking care of the cub at the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center near Stroudsburg, while the game commission works on the tough part: finding momma bear.

Read more: http://wnep.com/

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2 Comments to “Lost bear cub found near Harrisburg”

    sherayx said:
    May 8, 2014 at 8:05 PM

    Reblogged this on SherayxWeblog.

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    May 9, 2014 at 12:30 AM

    It's going to be hard to find momma near Harrisburg when the cub is in the Poconos unless you find her killed. Momma bears don't lose their young easily. It's a shame though because you're probably going to euthanize or perhaps circus-cise the cub if you cannot locate mom.

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