VIDEO: ‘Pedals’ the Injured Walking Bear Killed During New Jersey Hunt Says Activist
By FOX NEWS // October 17, 2016
hunter has wanted him dead for nearly 3 years
ABOVE VIDEO: While it almost looks like a human in a bear costume walking around, Pedals was an injured real up right walking bear that was killed recently during a legal New Jersey hunt.
(FOX NEWS) – A bear seen walking on its hind legs in New Jersey over the past several years was killed during a bear hunt on Monday, according to the Facebook page devoted to “Pedals.”
The announcement on Friday read in part: “For the hundreds and thousands of animals lovers who were following his story, I am sorry that we have this sad news to bring to you.
The hunter who has wanted him dead for nearly 3 years had the satisfaction of putting an arrow through him, “bragging at the station.”
Photos and videos of ‘Pedals’ were often posted on social media. In one of its most recent sightings, witnesses including residents of Oak Ridge said the bear appeared to be severely underweight and injured.
A nonprofit group called Orphaned Wildlife Center in Otisville, New York, offered to take in ‘Pedals.
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