Saturday, September 27, 2008

Bear Cub's Severed Paw First Thought to be a Child's Foot

When a dog retrieved what first appeared to be a child's foot, authorities in the Russellville area were understandably upset. The foot was examined by a doctor, who confirmed that it came from a child. However, further tests revealed it was most likely from a bear cub.

We have had a number of incidents about bears in North Alabama recently. Here's some links to other articles.

Bear Killed in Athens, Alabama

Captive-born bear dumped in Bankhead National Forest

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