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Bear cub made famous by webcam goes missing, feared dead

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The black bear cub made famous last winter when a video camera recorded its birth near Ely has gone missing and is feared dead.

Hope, the cub of Lily that was followed by millions of people through a camera set up by bear researchers Lynn Rogers and Sue Mansfield in Ely, has been missing since Friday, Rogers said.


"No word, nothing yet," Rogers told the Duluth News Tribune today. "There are 97,000 Facebook fans of Lily and Hope feeling really bad right now."

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