Posted July 26, 2018 06:53:07A manhunt is on for a black bear that has been spotted roaming through the Big Bear National Park in Montana.

The bear is believed to have been on the run for weeks.

It was last seen around 1:30 a.m.

Wednesday near the Big Tree Campground.

The Big Bear has seen significant growth in the last few years, according to a park spokeswoman.

It is a federally protected species, and bears can be killed with a Taser.