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Bear spotted near Asheville with plastic around its neck

Wildlife officials near Asheville are searching for a bear that has plastic around its neck.

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Bear spotted near Asheville with plastic around its neck
By
Jessica Patrick
, WRAL multiplatform producer
SALUDA, N.C. — Wildlife officials near Asheville are searching for a bear that has a plastic ring around its neck.

Help Asheville Bears posted a photo of the bear, which was last spotted on July 24 near Saluda, N.C.

Anyone who sees the bear or who has information is asked to call the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission at 828-274-7980 or Help Asheville Bears at 855-SOS-BEAR.

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