A Pennsylvania hunter killed a 600-pound black bear - one of the biggest bagged during the state's hunting season.
Bo Bowser, 25, who has been trying to kill a bear for 13 years, explained that the bear was 'down by a creek' when he snuck up on him.
'I would have taken a small one for my first one, but I can't complain about a 600-pounder,' Bowser told CBS Pittsburgh.
Bo Bowser(left), 25, bagged one of the biggest bears killed during Pennsylvania's hunting season
Photos of the seven-foot-tall male black bear show it on its stomach as Bowser (left and right) poses next to it
Photos of the seven-foot-tall male black bear show it on its stomach as Bowser poses next to it.
Bowser said it took four shots to take the bear down.'If we had shot him anywhere deep in the woods, we wouldn't have been able to get him out,'