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'Cinnamon' black bear photographed in Van Buren, MO

(Source: Marilyn Nolen, cNews) (Source: Marilyn Nolen, cNews)
(Source: Marilyn Nolen, cNews) (Source: Marilyn Nolen, cNews)
(Source: Marilyn Nolen, cNews) (Source: Marilyn Nolen, cNews)
VAN BUREN, MO (KFVS) -

Attention wildlife enthusiasts: if you've never seen (or heard of) a cinnamon black bear, today's your lucky day.

A viewer sent us these pictures of a bear caught on her trail camera around Van Buren, Mo. back in May.

She says it is brown, but it's still considered a black bear.

She also says officials have referred to it as a cinnamon black bear.

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