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Published April 29, 2010, 03:12 PM

Update: Bear that won't come down from Morris tree may be injured

Morris, Minn. (WDAY TV) - An update on that bear, who won't come down from a tree in Morris, Minnesota.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Authorities thought he'd come down overnight, when vehicle and human traffic lightened. But, the bear never moved. Its leading authorities to believe the bear is more injured than they first believed.

The bear first went up the tree when a woman reported hitting it with her car. Barricades are set up at the intersection to keep people away.

Authorities don't know what their next move will be. The bear is so famous; it has its own Facebook page: "The Morris Black Bear."