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Scared & Lost Little Bear Cub Safe at NIWRA

Weighing only 13 pounds, this baby bear managed to enter a home through a cat door in search of safety.

The cub's mother could not be found and it was brought to NIWRA for assessment, stabilization and rehabilitation.

Image of Bear Cub hiding behind house plant in corner of house

DID YOU KNOW? Small cubs are fed a special formula containing yogurt, cottage cheese, applesauce, eggs, milk for bears, puppy food and nutritional supplements. Fruits and vegetables are added to the diet as the cub grows.

The cub will stay at NIWRA until its release to the wild where it belongs in 2023.

Click the video below to follow along as orphaned cubs are raised at North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre and released back into the wild

How You Can Help Vancouver Island Black Bear Cubs at NIWRA

Your support means the world to the animals! You can help by dropping off any of the items on the wish list below, or by making a financial contribution through our secure website. THANK YOU!

Blankets and Towels

Baby Pablum

Sardines packed in water

Cottage Cheese

Raw eggs

Yogurt (plain)

Applesauce (unsweetened)

Boost nutritional drink



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