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Grizzly bear euthanized after cattle killed near Avon

AVON – Wildlife officials euthanized a male grizzly bear on May 24 in the Ophir Creek area northeast of Avon. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks wildlife specialists said the bear had been in the area consistently for the past month and killed several cows on a local ranch earlier this week.

The most recent cattle depredation was confirmed on May 23, and USDA Wildlife Services crews set traps on the s...


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