Bear Removed From Tree Near Indian Trail Road - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Bear Removed From Tree Near Indian Trail Road

SPOKANE, Wash. - A small black bear was released back into the wild after causing quite the attraction off Indian Trail Road and Pacific Park Drive Friday.

The small bear climbed up a large pine tree where it was spotted by neighbors and onlookers who began to gather to see the creature.

Authorities quickly took action to remove the bear in the highly populated area. The bear was tranquilized and fell into a safety device placed by the Dept. of Fish and Wildlife to protect the bear from the fall.

The sleeping bear appeared to have no serious injuries, was then loaded in a waiting bear pen and was taken to an unknown but distant location.

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