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Bear Stuck in Tree Causes Traffic Delays in Virginia

Passing motorists in Midlothian, Virginia, were left wondering how a bear cub made it across several lanes of traffic and up a tree on a highway median recently.

Yvette Riley recorded video at the scene, showing officials from the Chesterfield County Police Department standing at the base of the tree as the bear moves down.

Local media reported traffic disruptions during the incident. The bear was eventually tranquilized, NBC12 said. Credit: Yvette Riley via Storyful

Video transcript

[CARS PASSING]

- Pull over and look at it.