Man Accused of Selling Bear Cubs at Gas Station

By KBJR News 1

Man Accused of Selling Bear Cubs at Gas Station

June 11, 2012 Updated Jun 11, 2012 at 10:03 AM CST

A man has been accused of trying to sell two bear cubs at a Nevada gas station, according to reports.

According to KCRA, the California Department of Fish and Game wardens received a tip that a man was attempting to sell caged bear cubs at the gas station, north of San Juan.

The man said he shot the bear cubs' mother in self-defense and then took in the cubs.

According to the man, the mother bear stole dog food on his property three nights in a row.

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