A bear in a tree delayed the start of school Friday morning at a high school in North Jersey.

A bear at Phillipsburg High School after being brought down from a tree with a tranquilizer gun (Mr. Troxell (@pburgprincipal) via Twitter)

Superintendent George Chando told the newspaper he delayed the start of school as a precaution adding it was the first time a bear delayed the start of school.

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