A bear fell from a tree after wildlife specialists tranquilized the animal to remove it from a residential neighborhood in Russellville, Arkansas, on June 2.
Speaking to Storyful, the Russellville Police Department said they had received numerous phone calls on Thursday about a bear roaming around the neighborhood and notified specialists from Arkansas Game and Fish to help.
Video taken by Kimmy Stephens shows the black bear stuck cradled between branches in a tree roughly 30 feet above ground as police officers and rescuers isolated the area.
Fifteen minutes after rescuers shot the bear with a tranquilizer quill, the animal fell from the tree onto a tarp, where the rescue team was then able to examine the bear for injuries.According to Russellville Police Department, the bear has since been safely relocated outside city limits.
Credit: Kimmy Stephens via Storyful