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They Thought They Discovered Alien Creature But What They Found Is Tragic

It was a hairless creature that looked like a stereotypical gray alien, except for the fact that it was crawling.

The workers were so terrified that they hit the creature, who they say charged at them. Then, when the "alien" regained consciousness, they coaxed it back into the jungle.

The workers were so terrified that they hit the creature, who they say charged at them. Then, when the "alien" regained consciousness, they coaxed it back into the jungle.

This is what the creature looks like up close.

As it turns out, this is no alien at all. The creature is actually a hairless -- and unfortunately very sick -- sun bear. They're native to the region.

For reference, here's what a healthy sun bear looks like.

For reference, here's what a healthy sun bear looks like.
Sun bears are an endangered species in Malaysia. Despite that, they're often killed by locals so that their body parts can be used for various traditional medicine practices. This hairless sun bear is being treated at the wildlife center and is doing well. In time, staffers hope that they'll be able to release her back into the wild.