Bear had jug stuck on its head for days. One North Carolina community helped save it
A bear cub wandering for days with a large jug stuck on its head has been rescued by North Carolina wildlife officials. - NC Wildlife Resources Commission/NC Wildlife Resources Commission/TNS

A bear that wandered for days with a jug stuck on its head has been rescued and North Carolina wildlife officials are crediting the community for helping the creature be freed of its unfortunate situation. Callers in the Asheville area began reporting the cub late Monday and said it had “a clear container stuck on her head,” according to a news release from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. The bear was at risk of dehydration or starvation, with no easy way to eat or drink. District biologist Justin McVey spent two days searching for it. “Thanks to direct calls to our biologists and mess...