One of the easiest ways to get in trouble on the internet? Kill an animal and videotape it.
A video posted back in June is getting plenty of attention recently- it shows a black bear being killed by a man with a spear.
The video posted in June on the YouTube account of Josh Bowmar, who runs an Ohio-based fitness company with his wife.
By the time it was removed from public view on Monday it had garnered more than 208,000 views, and received several comments.
The 13-minute video shows the man launching a spear — with a camera attached — at a bear from 11 to 14 metres away and captures his jubilant reaction when the animal is hit.
Bowmar said he was surprised by the reaction to the video. He said spears have been used for hunting since the “dawn of man” and the notion that the method is inhumane “couldn’t be further from the truth.” He also says