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Black bear near Forsyth captured, safely relocated

 

Robert Tallent

A young male black bear was captured by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks near Forsyth Thursday with assistance from the Rosebud County Sheriff's Office and was relocated to a remote area the same day. FWP thanks the community of Forsyth and local law enforcement for its patience as efforts were made to safely remove the bear from the area.

A young black bear that had been getting into garbage in and around Forsyth in recent days was successfully trapped, tranquilized, tagged and relocated to a remote area Thursday by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7.

"The department really appreciates the patience the community showed for the bear as we worked through it," said Warden Sergeant Chris Kerin. "That afforded us to give the bear an opportunity to be relocated and not habituated to people and attractants, and that's our goal."

The Rosebud County Sheriff's Office and Colstrip Police Department were very helpful throug...



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