From One Owner To Another • Earth.com

The black bear’s next owner was Ron Thompson, a trip-planner for millionaires visiting Las Vegas and it remained in his mansion until Thompson’s death in 2009. After that his estate was auctioned by Nellis Auction House. Zhu T’ang, the owner of a traditional Chinese medicine shop in Reno, bought the bear for $200. Photo credit: Lexington Herald-Leader / Facebook

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