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Lily the black bear nurses her cub, Hope, on Monday. The pair reunited Sunday after being apart for 1 1/2 months. Sue Mansfield / North American Bear Center

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DULUTH, Minn. - An Ely black bear and her cub have reunited after 1 1/2 months apart.

Researchers Sue Mansfield and Lynn Rogers of the North American Bear Center confirmed Monday that Lily and her 5-month-old cub, Hope, reunited Sunday after the mother wandered into the cub's area.


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