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Oh, my! Local scout builds "wonderful" new beds for lions, tigers, and bears


Last updated 4/2/2020 at 1:21pm

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Dillan the rescued Asiatic black bear spends a lot of time "chilling" on his fire hose and steel-frame hammock in his new quarters at the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado.

The Wild Animal Sanctuary is in the business of giving mistreated animals a happily-ever-after, so when Dillan the geriatric bear came to their rehabilitation facility in January, it didn't take long for him to find a place that was not too hard, not too soft, but just right. That's thanks to long time Niwot boy scout Caden Weihe, who planned and fabricated several large animal hammocks for his Eagle Scout service project, and then delivered them to the Keenesburg-based rescue center just in the nick of time.

"As soon as Dillan got here...he was in it," WAS Director of Public Relations Kent...

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