NIH Black Bear

Bethesda Bear Released Back to Wild (VIDEO)

New video of the Bethesda bear that spent a couple of hours up a tree on the campus of NIH on June 19.

After being tranquilized in Bethesda by DNR officials, the bear was transported to Potomac and released in the woodlands off River Road in western Montgomery County.

You can read more about the bear’s adventures below.

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