Earlier this year, a man from New Iberia pleaded guilty to killing a Louisiana black bear.  The Louisiana black bear has been on the endangered species list for some 20 years.

Back in April, a New Iberia man decided to plead guilty to charges against him that he had killed a black bear.  Cory Ronsonet will now be facing three years of probation along with 300 hours of community service.  The man will also be paying a 3,000 dollar fine.

Ronsonet was given the sentence a federal magistrate.  He pleaded guilyt for shooting the bear to death back in 2009 while he was in Vermilion Parish hog hunting.