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Bear cub rescued from tree in Patterson

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Posted at 12:00 AM, Jan 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-05 01:00:16-05

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents rescued a bear cub from a tree in Patterson on Saturday. A KATC viewer sent us some photos of the bear and said the tree was in a residential area of town.

All photos courtesy of Scott Vining

Vining said that Wildlife and Fisheries rescued the cub, and a spokeswoman for the Patterson Police Department confirmed that the bear was rescued from the tree.

The spokeswoman said LDWF will relocate the bear to a safe location.