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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Jughead bear loses his helmet


The black bear cub in Florida, in the Ocala National Forest, affectionately known as 'jarhead' can finally enjoy a good meal. The clear plastic container was removed from the 6-month-old cub's head after being stuck for at least 10 days. The cub poked its head into the jar when digging through trash in a neighborhood in central Florida. Biologists say the cub was days away from death because the jar made it impossible to eat or drink. The team had to tranquilize the mother bear and then grab the cub to remove the jar from the bear's head.… Read more »