Buckethead the bear cub's head freed from jar after three days
A black bear cub spotted with a plastic jar on its head has been freed by rangers in the US state of Maryland who spent three days searching for it.
The 100-pound (45kg) male, nicknamed "Buckethead", was tranquilised and relieved of its discomfort in front of a crowd at a festival in McHenry.
It was then reunited with its mother and another cub in the woods.
Living up to 30 years in the wild and weighing up to 400kg, .
Photos posted on Facebook by Maryland's Wildlife & Heritage Service showed the bear before and after the plastic was removed.
Wildlife and Heritage Service response staff tracked this bear cub for three days and, with assistance from the Maryland...
End of Facebook post by Maryland Department of Natural Resources- Wildlife & Heritage Service