An Oregon boy found a stray animal on Monday. This wasn’t a cat, however, or even a dog.
No, this was a baby black bear.
The cub was found in the woods near Myrtle Creek on Monday night.
The Oregon Department of Fish And Wildlife were unsuccessful in their attempts to locate the mother of the baby bear.
In the meantime, the little animal is putting smiles on the faces of those in the police department.
“We really appreciate the effort from the boy, but we really want people to understand if you encounter a wild animal, especially a bear in the city the best thing to do is to leave the area, call authorities and let the professionals come and handle it,” said Kevin Taggart of the Myrtle Creek Police Department.
The bear is being taken to Oregon State University and will be sent to a zoo or sanctuary after it receives a clean bill of health