A beloved black bear that won hearts after he was spotted walking around New Jersey on two legs, earning him the name Pedals, is believed to have been killed by a bow hunter.
A Facebook page created for the famous bear, which walked on his hind legs because of injuries to his front paws, announced Pedals’ death Friday. It cited witnesses at a designated black bear check station that allegedly saw the bear’s body and also heard the hunter bragging about taking down the popular animal.
The American black bear, who became an internet sensation for strolling around neighborhoods on his hind legs, was believed to have been killed during a five-day hunting season.
Pedals, the bipedal black bear who has walked on two legs through countless New Jersey backyards, is back. There is video: And even more here. Pedals was first spotted in 2014. His front paws are injured: as NJ.com reports, “he’s mi...