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Wild Sunday: Another Bureau County bear?

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This report looks legit for sighting of a black bear and a cub in Bureau County.

Click here for the story in today's Peoria Journal Star.


That should make the third and fourth black bears in the 21st Century in Illinois.

There was the 2008-09 bear in Bureau County. And the brief appearance of another black bear in Jo Daviess in 2009, before it crossed into Wisconsin.

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