The Department of Environmental Conservation found and then rescued an upstate bear with a plastic bucket stuck on his head this week, ending a search for the elusive black bear after sightings of it were called in to the office for almost a month. And as it turned out, the bucket probably held cheese balls before the bear got its head stuck in it. Who among us does not love those so much they might not get their head stuck in the tub?
The DEC took to Facebook to tell the story of the Bucket Head Bear (no relation), which began on April 24 with a resident of the town of Kirkwood calling an environmental conservation officer to report seeing a bear in her yard with a plastic bucket stuck on its head. More and more calls about the Bucket Head Bear started coming in after this first call, and despite …
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