September 8, 2016, Thimphu: A 110 kg male Himalayan Black bear entangled in its right forelimb and waist was rescued this morning from an apple orchard in Wang Simu, Thimphu. The bear was reported to have been entangled in a snare set on the barbed wire fence that circumambulates an apple orchard.
Rescue officials found the bear caught in the snare made out of electric high tension wire. “We had to cut the locally made snare into several pieces, to set free the bear,” said Tsencho tshering, one of the team members who rescued the ensnared bear.
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