Pernik: A four-month-old bear cub found in yard of unoccupied house in Kladnitsa21 May 2019 | 12:40 | FOCUS News Agency
The forestry officials alerted the Pernik inspectorate of environment and water, the police and the fire department. The Four Paws and Green Balkans NGOs were also informed about potential transportation of the animal to a base of theirs. All measures were taken to keep the bear safe. When night fell, people were told to withdraw, the thermal imaging cameras recorded the cub coming down the tree at about 1:30 am and heading to the forest.
Employees of the game farm are still on site to look if the baby bear will show up again. According to the experts, it will not survive on its own, if it cannot find its mother.
Bears are part of Vitosha's ecosystem, game experts say. According to their observations and based on camera trap footage, there are over 15 bears in the mountain, with their number increasing every year.
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