Plan to trap and relocate 'selfie bear' in Mexico

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The bear became famous last week after appearing to pose for a selfie while inspecting a group of hikers.

An online campaign has been launched to stop a beloved bear from being trapped and relocated.

The black bear became an internet sensation last week when footage was posted of it appearing to pose for a selfie with a hiker in Mexico's Chipinque Ecological Park.

But Mexican authorities said they had set several non-lethal traps for the bear so it could be relocated.

A petition at Change.org has more than 135,000 signatures and calls for the bear to be left alone.

 

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