Formosan black bear cub rescued by farmer in Taitung

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/07/27
By: Tyson Lu and Ko Lin

Taipei, July 27 (CNA) A young Formosan black bear that apparently strayed away from its mother, was rescued by a local farmer in Taitung County Saturday.

Wang Wan-yu (王萬有), the farmer, said he found the cub on a banana plantation at around noon being chased by two large dogs.

There was no sign of its mother nearby, Wang said, adding that he placed the bear in a cage at a nearby fishing pond until authorities arrived to assist in the matter.

Chiu Hsiao-cheng (邱曉徵), an official with the Taitung Forest District Office's Guanshan Station, said judging by the size of the cub it is around a month old and somehow became separated from its mother.    [FULL  STORY]

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