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Burned brother bears back together again

Bear cubs receive treatment and will hibernate at PAWS Wildlife Center


Last updated 11/23/2021 at 10:33am


A bear cub wrapped in bandages for severe burns on his paws.

Editor's note: This story is a follow-up to the initial press release from PAWS Wildlife Center on the burned bear cubs receiving treatment during the past summer's forest fires. The story is available at www.bit.ly/3coI0ed.

After being barely able to walk and suffering from severe second-degree burns and smoke inhalation, two orphaned bear cubs have made significant recoveries and are preparing to enter hibernation under the care of PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood.

Both cub siblings, about 10 months old, were separated from their mother and injured in the past summer's 25-Mile wildfire in...

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