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Sampson Co. dog digs up bones of bear

Posted August 10, 2009 3:47 p.m. EDT
Updated August 10, 2009 4:33 p.m. EDT

— Sampson County sheriff's deputies took a close look Monday at a yard near Roseboro, after a dog found bones that appeared to be human.

Capt. Eric Pope said a family on Andrew's Chapel Road reported their dog discovered what appeared to be human foot bones.

Deputies and local police identified the bones as those of a bear.