“But I would walk 500 miles” Black Bear travels across states just to find mate

Studio 814

A black bear who has been getting quite the attention has finally been transported to a safe habitat.

Meet Bruno! He received a large following after trekking through several states in what wildlife experts believe to be in search of a mate.

He started in Wisconsin. Then, he spent much of June traveling through Illinois, swimming across the Mississippi River, and arriving to Missouri last week.

In the interest of his — and the public’s — safety, the Missouri Department of Conservation decided to immobilize Bruno and move him to a nearby area more suitable for a bear.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories



Don't Miss