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Bear Cub Found Locked in Van in Moscow

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A baby bear has been discovered locked in a vehicle in Moscow.

Residents cub who saw the cub locked in the vehicle at a parking lot in Cheremushki said the animal had been trapped inside the van for several days.

The cub has been taken to a Moscow zoo to be cared for while police search for the bear's owner, Russian tabloid Life News reported. 

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