This black bear was smart enough to reset a bear trap.
Black bears are extremely intelligent animals and can learn very quickly. This bear learned how to reset a bear trap!
The mother bear then entered the trap with her cub in tow and was promptly caught. Biologists examined the bears and then released them.
The trap had previously caught a bear, but the door lock malfunctioned and allowed it to escape.
The mother bear reset the culvert bear trap and entered it with her cub. Pennsylvania bear biologists weighed, aged, tagged, and released them at the trap site.