Hope The Bear
A biologist says the death of a black bear is a blow to his research and to the northern Minnesota bear center that streamed her birth live on the Internet two years ago.
A hunter has come forward and admitted to shooting Hope the bear, according to the Wildlife Research Institute.
Researchers fear a hunter may have killed a black bear named Hope who became famous when her birth in northeastern Minnesota was broadcast live to a worldwide audience over the Internet.
A popular Minnesota Bear being tracked by the Wildlife Research Institute in Ely is missing.