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Male grizzly bear euthanized on Rocky Mountain Front for calf depredations


Last updated 4/22/2020 at 10:46am

A young, male grizzly bear was euthanized Thursday, April 16, after it was captured by USDA Wildlife Services for calf depredations on the Rocky Mountain Front southwest of Augusta.

"Besides causing calf depredations, it was coming in close to ranch homes," said Mike Madel, Fish, Wildlife & Parks bear management specialist.

Madel said the bear was five-and-a-half years old and weighed 586 p...

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