Bear cub captured in Indio


Authorities responded to calls of a bear cub in Indio on Sunday morning. A BEAR CUB!!!

CHP was notified of the cub at 6:27 am, reports KESQ. The bear was spotted near Adams and Espana. Riverside County Department of Animal Services and the California Department of Wildlife were called in to assist.

The Desert Sun reports that the bear, a 150 pound female, has been tranquilized and captured:

The bear will be released back into the wild in the San Jacinto mountains: