Young bear caught in Saanich

[Story updated: Sickly bear cub is euthanized] A bear that was spotted in Saanich has been caught and will be assessed today by the provincial wildlife veterinarian, B.C. Conservation Officer Peter Pauwels said Monday night.

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The bear, a male cub about one year old, was caught in the 800 block of Royal Oak Drive, he said. Residents initially reported seeing a small black bear on Sunday.

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