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LTB Begins Fundraising for New Bear Habitat

With donations from the public, “Meatball” the black bear will have a new habitat in San Diego Alpine, Calif. – (September 12, 2012) – Lions Tigers and Bears (LTB), an exotic animal sanctuary in east San Diego, Calif., has actively started fundraising to build a habitat for the rescued black bear, “Meatball,” after learning the proposed transfer to Colorado will not be allowed due to Colorado law stating it is unlawful for a wildlife sanctuary to possess a bear taken from the wild. The California Department of Fish and Game released a statement on September 11, 2012 stating, “Out of respect for Colorado law, we do not intend to allow the bear to be transported there.” The 500-pound bear, named “Meatball” after his preference for Read More

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