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5-lb Bear Cub Arrives at LTWC!

LTWC welcomed our newest guest last night — a 5.4-lb bear cub! This female cub is likely only about 10 weeks old, given her weight and overall physical condition. She is just beginning to walk (she doesn’t quite have the … Continue reading

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Chips the Baby Bobcat video is the most popular USFS video ever!

LTWC received a message from the US Forest Service that their video highlighting Chips the Baby Bobcat is now the most popular Forest Service YouTube video ever, with nearly 210,000 views as of this writing. Chips was just four weeks old when … Continue reading

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Heavenly Bear Continues to Heal

Heavenly (the bear rescued from Heavenly Mountain Resort earlier this month) is continuing his recovery. Below are a few photos from his examination at LTWC last week. Heavenly is expected to continue his recovery, has a good appetite and is … Continue reading

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Update: Injured bear on the road to recovery

The injured bear rescued from Heavenly Mountain Resort on Monday is doing well. Although the lacerations on his feet are making him reluctant to walk, he is eating well, resting and healing. Visit our webcam pages to check in on … Continue reading

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Injured bear rescued

An injured bear cub found on the grounds of Heavenly Mountain Resort here in South Lake Tahoe today was sedated and brought into LTWC for treatment. The first-year cub is expected to make a full recovery. Click here to watch … Continue reading

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Meeks Bay Bear Cub Video

KTXL, Fox40 in Sacramento, did a very nice piece on the Meeks Bay bear cub this past Tuesday (June 11th) — click the here to check it out. Thank you to Dennis Shanahan!

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Chips the Bobcat

The US Forest Service assembled a fantastic video about Chips the Bobcat, who came to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care last summer after the Chips wildfire, as part of their RESTORE video series. The USFS’s RESTORE video podcast series features stories … Continue reading

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From injured and orhpaned to rehabbed and released

ABC-7 (KGO-TV in San Francisco) recently aired a fantastic update on the injured and orphaned animals that LTWC rehabbed and released this past winter, including the bear cubs, bald eagle and Chips the Bobcat. Check out the video below!

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Video: Bald Eagle’s First Flight

This bald eagle has been in rehab at LTWC since December 2012 with an injured right wing. Two days ago, it got its first taste of flying again at Lake Tahoe Golf Course after four months of healing. It flew … Continue reading

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North San Juan Bear Cub Release Video on KGO TV

KGO TV (ABC 7 in San Francisco) aired the third and final part of the series on LTWC earlier this week. This segment focused on the release of the two North San Juan bear cubs  who came to LTWC last … Continue reading

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