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TODAY   |  April 28, 2014

Mystery of foundling bear cub may be solved

The mystery of a bear cub left at a California wildlife organization may have been solved: An anonymous caller phoned the Bear League and said he found the cub in a park, crying and hugging her deceased mother.

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>>> the mystery of a bear cub left on the driveway of a california wildlife organization may have been solved. an anonymous man phoned the bear league in lake tahoe this weekend and said he found the cub in a state park 400 miles away crying and hugging her deceased mother. officials believe the call was legitimate. it's important to know where that bear was from so officials will know where to re-release her when she is big enough. that is just a heartbreaking story. hugging the deceased mother.

>> why would that call be anonymous if they were helping --

>> seems like he'd take credit for it, right?

>> unless he didn't want to