SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – A bear burned in the north complex fire earlier this year is finally coming out of her shell — or more specifically — igloo.

“Peyton” is healing at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care after veterinarians treated her burns with a groundbreaking tilapia fish skin treatment.

After a few quiet weeks inside her igloo, Peyton is coming out more and even bonding with another bear named andy, the sanctuary says.

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By Richard Moran

Richard Moran loves to write about sports with the Golden State Online. Before that, he worked as a senior writer at ESPN. Richard grew up in San Diego and graduated from the University of San Diego in 2004, after which he worked as an editor for five years.

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