A bear that was last in the news for getting trapped in a car and tearing it apart is believed to be the same bear officials in Longwood euthanized after it attacked two dogs.
The bear was accompanied by her cubs during the dog attack incidents. After capture, one of the bear’s cubs was tagged and allowed to remain in Longwood, while the other one was relocated to the Ocala National Forest.
The cubs are old enough to survive by themselves in the wild, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokesman Greg Workman told the Orlando Sentinel. He also said the bear’s behavior was rare for a Florida black bear.
Authorities will perform an autopsy to discover if the mama bear had rabies.