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Gazette Premium Content Grizzly bear near Thermopolis relocated

Associated Press Updated: May 30, 2014 at 6:45 am

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated a sub-adult male grizzly bear that had killed livestock west of Thermopolis.

The agency says the bear was captured May 19 and taken to the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, where it was released about three miles south of the Yellowstone National Park.

The release site is located in currently occupied grizzly bear habitat.

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