Wildlife Officials Rescue Bear With Milk Can Around Its Neck for Weeks

In the peaceful town of Enosburgh, Vermont, a bear-y unusual rescue mission captured the community’s heart and their funny bone. Wildlife officials rescued a bear with a milk can around its neck for weeks! One of nature’s large and curious creatures recently found itself in a rather sticky situation. Early this spring, locals noticed a black bear sporting a metal milk can around its neck, looking ready to join a space mission. The sight stirred a potent mix of worry and empathy among the townspeople.

Determined to bear the responsibility of helping the distressed animal, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department sprang into action. Wildlife specialists, game wardens, biologists, and volunteers united to craft a careful plan to free the bear. But let’s be honest—trapping a bear is no picnic—it’s more like a barbecue. Keeping their eyes sharp and paws crossed, they finally caught the bear.

After weeks of bear-y hard work and anticipation, the moment of truth finally arrived. The bear, perhaps lured by the promise of a can-free life, was caught in one of the traps. A team swiftly sedated the bear, covering its eyes and snout with a cloth to keep it calm while carefully cutting away the metal can.

A heartwarming video shared by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department documented the moment of liberation. The bear, initially disoriented and possibly pondering its next snack, quickly realized its newfound freedom and darted into the safety of the woods.

This bear-y happy ending highlighted the power of human kindness and community spirit. As it is written in Proverbs 12:10, "The righteous care for the needs of their animals." This scripture was truly lived out in Enosburgh as people worked tirelessly to ensure the bear's well-being.

The bear's ordeal brought the community closer, showcasing the enduring spirit of both human and animal residents of this picturesque Vermont town. The once-distressed bear now symbolizes hope and the power of collective compassion in making the world a bear-ter place.

Proverbs 12:10, "The righteous care for the needs of their animals."

Source: Inside Edition
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