Now, Archie is nearing 40 — and near the end of his life. But Gillium fears his beloved pet might die before he has to."The ODA says they're going to come out and use a tranquilizer," Gillium said. "That might kill him. My only other option is to kill him myself."
The Ohio Department of Agriculture sent the couple a letter last week saying they must either provide a permit for the bear, voluntarily surrender him to be tranquilized and transferred out of state, or transport him themselves.
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