Bear cub with bucket stuck on head for 3 days gets rescued

Wildlife officials in Maryland tracked a black bear cub for three days to safely tranquilize it and remove a plastic bucket that had gotten stuck on its head.

McHenry, Maryland. — Wildlife officials in Maryland tracked a black bear cub for three days in order to tranquilize it and remove a bucket that had gotten stuck on its head.


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The Cumberland Times-News reported Sunday the 100-pound cub was freed near the Wisp Resort in McHenry during an annual autumn festival.


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The Wildlife and Heritage Service of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in a Facebook post that a crowd of onlookers at the resort was giddy to see the cub returned to the nearby woods.

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