January 26, 2012 | Vol. 42 No. 4

Starving cub put down in Klukwan

A malnourished brown bear cub seen around Klukwan recently was put down by wildlife troopers this week.

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Stan Hotch photo.
A brown bear cub surprises Tammy and Logan Hotch as it crosses their path in Klukwan last week.

The female attracted the attention of the village, where the bear was spotted roaming and rooting for food. Alaska State Wildlife Trooper Rick...