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Bear, 2 cubs freefall from tree after being sedated

A mother bear and two cubs draw a crowd at Montana hotel where they were tranquilized before falling out of a tree. KECI's Kevin Maki reports.

Montana wildlife officials on Thursday had to sedate a black bear and her two cubs after they had climbed up a tree on the grounds of a hotel in Missoula. The bears fell into a net, and the hotel even provided pillows to help break their fall.

The bears will be released into the wild, NBCMontana.com reported.

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