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Title Bear Cubs Rocky Knob
Date 1930s
Description Image shows a park ranger feeding two bear cubs, each of which is on a leash. Only one bear cub is eating; this cub is standing upright and holding a bottle or jar in its paws. The cubs are in a dirt lot outside of a wooden building, which is visible in the background of the image. Image was taken near milepost 185 in Section 1U of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 185
Parkway Milepost: 185.0
Latitude: 36.665213
Longitude: -80.484266
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Animals
Park rangers
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway