Bear Gets Caught In Hog Trap In Overton County

Posted at 1:17 PM, Sep 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-17 14:17:41-04

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency was called to a farm in Overton County after a bear got caught in a hog trap.

The TWRA posted about the incident on its Facebook page, saying wildlife officer Jamie Greenwood and Sergeant Tim Singleton were called to help release the bear and even invited Greenwood’s family to come see it.  

“Sometimes being a wildlife officer's son has its perks!” 

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