234 - Andrew Thornton and the Cocaine Bear

On the 11th of September 1985, a twin-engine Cessna 404 crashed into a ridge in a remote area of Nantahala National Forest in North Carolina, three months later a black bear was found dead in Georigia - listen to find out how these two events are related and the wild stories that follow!


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMrdx-YRiJ4&feature=youtu.be

https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/50220

https://www.mirror.co.uk/science/pablo-eskobear-story-legendary-cocaine-8474914

https://kyforky.com/blogs/journal/cocaine-bear

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_C._Thornton_II

https://www.odditycentral.com/travel/pablo-eskobear-the-legendary-cocaine-bear-of-kentucky.html

https://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2017/08/amazing-tale-kentucky-folk-hero-pablo-eskobear-cocaine-bear/

https://www.nytimes.com/1985/12/23/us/cocaine-and-a-dead-bear.html

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