Animals: Andy & Amos

Until last week Fred and Hector Redshaw of Industry, N.Y. owned two black bears: Andy and his mate named, despite her sex, Amos. Last week the Redshaws were driving their pets home from advertising a cinema in Lockport. Near Albion their truck broke down. They tied the bears to a fence, started making repairs. A curious jabbering crowd gathered around the nervous animals. Small Peter Mathew Ryan, 5, wanted to pet Andy. . . . His father tore the clawed and bitten boy away, rushed him to a hospital where he soon died, a...

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