Bear is an excellent tetherball player

1:27 PM, Oct 14, 2013   |    comments
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RENO, Nev. - Tetherball isn't what most people think of when the topic of most exciting sports comes up for discussion.

Now a bear playing tetherball...? That's another matter entirely.  

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A black bear who lives at an animal refuge in Reno, Nevada has mastered the game, apparently after discovering that the yellow-orange ball was not a pumpkin, and that he was unable to ingest it.

He does have one advantage... opponents are unlikely to call him for roping, or a line foul.

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