A bear cub is getting much needed care after being rescued in Old Forge.

An Old Forge resident reported seeing a small, malnourished bear wandering around his property for several days.

The little bear was captured and transported to a licensed wildlife rehabilitator.

Bears are often spotted wandering around Old Forge, often looking for food, and sometimes encouraged by tourists who try to feed them. Just a reminder: it's illegal to feed deer or bears in Old Forge.

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Hopefully, this little guy gets the care he needs, and then is able to return to the woods to live out his life. For now, he's still pretty cute.



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