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Cinder getting comfortable in the wild after her release

Cinder getting comfortable in the wild after her release

Famous bear takes a tour of her new habitat By Ann McCreary Cinder the bear has been exploring her new home in the wild, and biologists are able to follow her travels via the GPS radio collar placed on her before she was released in early June. The bear’s paws, which were badly burned in...
Run to freedom

Run to freedom

As specially trained dogs barked ferociously, Cinder the bear peered for a moment around the edge of the open cage door. Then she bounded down a ramp and raced away from the dogs and a crowd of people who watched the bear’s release into the wild. After spending the last 10 months recovering from severe...
Back to the wild

Back to the wild

Cinder the bear, recovered from her burns, will be set free By Ann McCreary Two weeks after wildfires swept through the Methow Valley last summer, an emaciated young bear limped onto a grassy area near a French Creek home, and lay down in the shade, holding her severely burned paws in the air. After 10...
Cinder out of hibernation in Idaho, making good recovery

Cinder out of hibernation in Idaho, making good recovery

Along with many of Washington’s black bears, Cinder has emerged from hibernation at an Idaho rehabilitation center where she spent the winter, preparing for her return to the Methow Valley.
Burned bear transferred to Idaho to spend winter

Burned bear transferred to Idaho to spend winter

By Ann McCreary
Almost four months after she was discovered on French Creek, limping on badly burned paws, Cinder the bear has returned to the Northwest and will spend the winter at an Idaho rehabilitation center before …
Cinder the bear on way to Idaho for more rehab and recovery from burns

Cinder the bear on way to Idaho for more rehab and recovery from burns

By Ann McCreary
Plans are being made to transfer Cinder, the black bear cub burned in the Carlton Complex Fire, from a wildlife treatment facility in California to a rehabilitation center in Idaho. The bear cub has been recovering from her injuries at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) …
Cinder the bear back on her feet

Cinder the bear back on her feet

By Ann McCreary
Cinder the bear now has bare feet. After two months of treatment for badly burned paws, the bear cub — a survivor of the Carlton Complex Fire — is walking without bandages on her feet. Cinder was flown to the Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) …
Burned bear cub making good progress

Burned bear cub making good progress

By Ann McCreary
Cinder, the bear cub who was badly burned in the Carlton Complex Fire, is moving well now on her bandaged paws after a month of treatment at a California wildlife rehabilitation center. She’s moving so well, in fact, that she leads her caregivers on a chase around her enclosure...

Badly burned bear cub has Cinder-ella story

Badly burned bear cub has Cinder-ella story

By Ann McCreary

A female bear cub that was badly burned in the Carlton Complex Fire is making a slow recovery after being flown last week to a wildlife rehabilitation center in Lake Tahoe, California. Named “Cinder” by her rescuers, the cub is dining on …