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Black bear cub mortally injured by illegal wolf trap

 


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A Juneau man could face criminal charges after one of his wolf traps mortally wounded a black bear cub, Alaska State Troopers said.

A group of hikers found the cub severely injured near the Ready Bouillon Creek in late May after it stepped into the trap which was illegally left out on Douglas Island, the Juneau Empire reported .

The snare caught the cub around both hind legs and cut the bear almost all the way to the bone, said Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game determined that the cub’s injuries were so severe that it needed...



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