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WATCH: Baby bear rescued from Wisconsin basement

Posted: 10:01 AM, Jun 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-21 15:10:14Z

A bear cub found itself trapped in a newly constructed basement in Vilas County, and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff had to get creative to get the little guy out safely. 

The DNR posted a video on Youtube showing crews lowering a ladder into the basement as the cub cries for its mother, which the DNR said watched the rescue from afar. 

The cub is a quick learner and climbed up the ladder to safety. 

It then ran into the woods to reunite with its mother.