BRISTOL, Va. (AP) - An orphaned black bear cub was placed with a foster mother this week after the baby was rescued by a pet dog and carried gently to safety.
A wildlife biologist with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries told news outlets that the dog’s owner called a wildlife rehabilitator on Feb. 5 after the pet turned up at their home with a cub in its mouth. He said the cub could be up to three weeks old.
The center said the baby was resettled on Wednesday with a new mother who was nursing three cubs of her own.
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