EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) – A four-month-old bear cub is in a much safer place thanks to the quick thinking and fast actions of some rescuers.
Back on the Fourth of July, the cub was spotted south of D.L. Bliss State Park on Highway 89 – just north of Emerald Bay, with two large cuts on her back leg.READ MORE: Mayor Steinberg Wants To Turn City Building On Auburn Boulevard Into Homeless Shelter
Park rangers notified Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care about the injured cub. After getting permission from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, rescuers from the group were out to take the cub in.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Signs Budget Bill That'll Give Millions Of Californians Inflation Relief Payments
Vets were able to clean her wounds and fix her up. The cub had suffered two lacerations to her rear right leg.MORE NEWS: Truck Stuffed With Recyclables Catches Fire, Prompts Closure On State Route 99 Near Elk Grove
The cub will now be raised with three other cubs in captivity until she is old enough to care for herself in the wild.