Thursday, December 8, 2022

Grizzly Bear Kills Lambs, Gets Relocated


The following article is from the Associated Press:

HELENA, Mont. — Federal and state wildlife officials have trapped and moved a grizzly bear that killed two domestic lambs near Flescher Pass, southwest of Lincoln.

USDA Wildlife Services crews trapped the 350-pound male grizzly on Aug. 1 after the livestock kills were confirmed. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks employees collared and relocated the bear the next day in a remote area of the Flathead National Forest.

State bear management specialist Jamie Jonkel says this was the bear’s first offense with livestock, so they decided to move it with the hope it will pursue natural food sources.

Source:  Associated Press

Posted by Haylie Shipp


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