Fauna

Bear hit by car on Foothill Boulevard put down

bear-euthanized-lcf.jpgA brown bear that was reported hit by a car Sunday morning on Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada-Flintridge was located later in the afternoon behind a Starbucks. Fish and Game officials tranquilized the bear after it climbed a tree, but they said later that its injuries called for euthanasia, KTLA says. The 210 Freeway was closed briefly during the bear's capture Sunday afternoon.

Also this weekend, a young bear entered a home in Monrovia and raided the refrigerator, according to the resident.

Photo: KTLA website


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