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bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

A black bear cub went into a grocery store in Ketchikan last Saturday.

adn.com/2011/10/18/2126251/small-bear-makes-…

I also had a link to a video but I couldn't get the link to work so I hesitate posting it here.

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1. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

Here is the link with the video...it worked for me:

ktuu.com/news/…5801534.htmlstory

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2. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

What a little cutey pie--and a much better wildlife story than the one making headlines in the midwest with all the exotic animals that had to be shot once they were turned loose before their owner's suicide.

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3. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

then (on tv) s couple years ago when a moose wandered into the emergency room (I think it was Anchorage).

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4. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

This story made Australian TV this morning.

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5. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

A little sad because the cub was most likely orphaned

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6. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

Actually, a local journalist was able to confirm that the little bear was reunited with its mother. The cub fell off a hillside above the grocery and was chased into the store by two drunks. Once the bear was released on the hill, it heard its mother and scrambled up the bank to safety.

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7. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

Oh thank you RR, I am so glad to hear the little fellow will be okay.......he seemed so small for this late in the year that I just knew he wouldn't make it through the winter on his own......but Mom will take good care of him....

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8. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

Yes, thank you for posting the follow up, Rainbird! Momma bear must have been worried.

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9. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

.... as well as mombear. :)

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10. Re: bear in grocery store in Ketchikan!

So happy to hear the little cub was ok and got back to mama safely.

I can just hear him now when he got back to mama "MOM ! Guess where I was at? They had food and lots of it"

Thanks for sharing this with everyone