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Bear, cub tranquilized after wandering into desert solar plant
Bear, cub tranquilized after wandering into desert solar plant

Authorities had to rescue a bear and her cub after they dug under a fence and got trapped inside a desert solar energy plant Thursday in Kramer Junction. The bears were spotted inside the fenced-in facility off Highway 395 among a field of solar panels, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's Sgt. Matthew Griffith. The sighting prompted employees to briefly evacuate the solar plant. Griffith said the plant's security team was "concerned since it was unusual to see a bear this far south in the desert." Authorities with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife followed the bear and her cub until they were able safely tranquilize them, after...

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