- A joke Twitter account also narrated the events gaining more than 1,000 followers in the process.
- — Jacob Bogage (@jacobbogage)Thu, Jun 19 2014 19:30:40Bear down; DNR officials sedate #NIHBear, set to remove him http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2014/Officers-Try-To-Coax-Bear-From-Tree-at-NIH/ …
- — Valerie Bonk (@ValerieBonk)Thu, Jun 19 2014 19:23:00The Bethesda bear weighs around 150 pounds, according to officials. Police tranquilized the bear and it will be removed from NIH shortly.
- — Jacob Bogage (@jacobbogage)Thu, Jun 19 2014 18:54:55#Breaking: #NIHBear descends from tree, escapes fenced enclosure http://bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Beat/2014/Officers-Try-To-Coax-Bear-From-Tree-at-NIH/?previewmode=on …
Bear Down at NIH
A look back at the NIH bear chase on Twitter from news reports and Bethesda Beat's "cub reporter" Andrew Metcalf.