Video shows animal being hand-fed through the drive-thru window
An Alberta zoon has been fined following a video of a captive bear eating ice cream off a spoon at a Dairy Queen.
A central Alberta zoo must pay $500 in fines after taking a bear for ice cream at a drive-thru.
A video posted on social media in January
by Discovery Wildlife Park in Innisfail, Alta., showed a one-year-old
captive bear named Berkley leaning out a truck's window and being
hand-fed ice cream by the owner of the local Dairy Queen.
Officials with the province investigated and charged the zoo with two counts of violating a licence or permit under the Wildlife Act.
count stems from the bear being taken for ice cream, while the other
relates to an employee who brought an orphaned bear cub home to foster
The zoo's owners pleaded guilty and the business was fined $250 for each of the charges.
Doug Bos told court they were embarrassed about the charges, but he
thanked Alberta Fish and Wildlife for doing its job.
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