September 17, 2021

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Black bear in Sinks Canyon killed a pet Thursday

(Lander, WY) – The Wyoming Sport & Fish Office confirmed with County 10 now, September 13th, that they captured and lethally removed an grownup black bear from USFS lands in Sinks Canyon Saturday evening.

The bear had killed a domestic pet dog on Thursday, September 9th, according to WGFD Significant Carnivore Segment Supervisor Dan Thompson.

The killing prompted a temporary closure of place trails like Decrease Brewers as they tried to capture the bear. She reportedly also attained food items rewards on Friday night time at a close by campground.

“Based on the bold behavior involved with the pet mortality and ongoing searching for of human foodstuff the selection was built to take away the bear,” Thompson described. “There had been no other bears noticed for the duration of capture tries via tracks and distant cameras.”

They prepare to use the hide for long term academic purposes.

He also shared the essential reminder to be bear aware and that they are really lively and trying to find foods in any manner.

“It’s quite vital that people properly protected attractants to lower conflict likely and to report any challenges with black bears and any massive carnivores as promptly as attainable to Game and Fish.”

The Lander Area Game and Fish Office can be contacted at (307) 332-2688.

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