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Jughead: Bear Gets Head Stuck In Jar

by | 31st, July 2008

NO, it’s not Winnie The Pooh. It’s a bear in the city of Frazee, Minnesota. It’s got its head stuck in a plastic jar.

For six days the black bear has had its head stuck in the jar. Now it’s in the city for the Turkey Days celebration, when the locals pull on wattles, swords and huge moustaches to celebrate all things Turkey.

“When it got into town, our main concern was public safety,” says Rob Naplin, the Department of Natural Resources’ area wildlife supervisor. “I’m sure there was high anxiety and frustration with its predicament.”

That’s what the expert says. He feels for the bear. He sees the bear.

“You don’t want it knocking over a kid or getting hit by a car,” says Naplin. Indeed you do not. You would not want a bear wearing a plastic jug to do much, other than dance, sing a little and lay the table.

So better to blow it to bits with a gun.

The bear is now dead. And on a wall in Minnesota hangs a trophy that doubles as a night light and novelty bubble gum dispenser…



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