“LEFTY”

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I originally thought this bear had it’s eye injured by another bear.After thinking a little more about this shot,I’ve come to a different conclusion.

If this bear had been swiped in the eye by another bear,surly some of the surrounding eye flesh would of been injured as well. After a wound heals,you can see scar tissue.

I see no scar tissue on this bear.So my only conclusion is that this condition must be from a disease?The right socket looks like the flesh is puckering.If this bear can still see through this eye,surely it cannot see very much?

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14 thoughts on ““LEFTY”

  1. Do bears have an inner eyelid like cats do? My cat has his inner eyelid slightly damaged – the vet thinks it was torn in a fight. Its not as severe as this bear’s but perhaps that’s what going on??

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