Wildlife officials rescue abandoned baby black bears

Wildlife officials rescue abandoned baby black bears
Workers with the Department of Fish and Wildlife came to the rescue this weekend when they saved a pair of baby black bears who had been abandoned by their mother. (Department of Natural Resources)

Workers with the Department of Fish and Wildlife came to the rescue this weekend when they saved a pair of baby black bears who had been abandoned by their mother.

The cubs were discovered on land managed by the Department of Natural Resources, crying in their den, according to a Facebook post. After waiting several hours to see if the mother would return, it became clear the cubs were abandoned.

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Employees with the Department of Fish and Wildlife came to pick up the babies and give them proper care.

If you ever encounter an abandoned or injured animal, call the WDFW Enforcement office at 360-902-2936, email enforcement-web@dfw.wa.gov or call 911.

These cute little guys were discovered on DNR-managed land, crying in their den. Unfortunately, after hours passed, it...

Posted by Washington State Department of Natural Resources on Saturday, February 15, 2020