Emaciated Black Bear Cub Being Nursed Back to Health in Sitka

A five-month-old black bear cub arrived in Sitka by plane last week. It was found near Excursion Inlet, just east of Gustavus. For the moment, the cub is being looked after by the staff at Fortress of the Bear in Sitka, while state officials work to find him a permanent home at an out-of-state zoo.  But the story of how the cub ended up in Sitka is a little more complicated.

Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

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