Probe targets man at California gas station with baby bears in cage

California Department of Fish and Game wardens are investigating a Northern California man found outside a gas station with two baby black bears.

All the man was trying to do, he told authorities, was find the bear cubs a good home.

California Department of Fish and Game wardens are investigating a Northern California man found Wednesday outside a gas station with two baby black bears in a cage, department spokesman Patrick Foy said.

A passerby in North San Juan, 75 miles northeast of Sacramento, called a Fish and Game poaching line and said the man was selling the bears, according to Foy. Nevada County sheriff’s deputies and a game warden went to the Sierra Super Stop, where the man told authorities he was “just trying to find them a good home.”  Read more….

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