Video: Bear with head stuck in bucket finally freed thanks to friends

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PERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – In Pennsylvania, a black bear was dubbed the ‘bucket bear’ after a run-in with a semi-air bag.

The male cub was spotted in June with the bucket on its head and walked around with it for two month.

A local game commissioner said there wasn’t anything wildlife officials could do, because the bear wasn’t hurting anyone.

That’s when a group of people took action.

They grabbed the bear and subdued him, then used a bow saw to free the animal.

The group posted cellphone video of the rescue to the Facebook page titled “Save the ‘Bucket Bear“.

Watch the video player above.

 

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