Bear cub badly burned in Washington blaze is back in wild

Jun 4, 2015, 9:32 AM
n FILE – In this Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, a female bear cub with badly burned paws who had be...
FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2014 file photo, a female bear cub with badly burned paws who had been named Cinder is put into a crate before a flight from East Wenatchee, Wash., to Lake Tahoe, Calif. Now healed after stints at a California wildlife center and the Idaho Black Bear Rehabilitation center near Boise, she weighs about 125 pounds. Washington state Fish and Wildlife officers plan to release Cinder on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 near Wenatchee, Wash. She'll be released with a buddy, a male cub she befriended in rehab. (Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World via AP, File)n
(Don Seabrook/The Wenatchee World via AP, File)

SEATTLE (AP) — A bear cub found badly burned last summer in the largest wildfire in Washington state history has endured a long recovery but is now back in the wild.

Rich Beausoleil with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife says officials released the 2

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Bear cub badly burned in Washington blaze is back in wild