$2K reward offered in Wyoming grizzly bear killing case

Wyoming News December 17, 2020

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$2K reward offered in Wyoming grizzly bear killing case

CHEYENNE, WYO. (AP) — Wildlife managers in Wyoming are offering an up to $2,000 reward for information about the illegal killing of a grizzly bear.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday in a statement that the bear was found Sept. 9 on the Wind River Reservation in the central part of the state.

Illegally killing a grizzly in the Yellowstone region is punishable by up to six months in prison and a $25,000 fine.

The federal agency did not provide details about how the bear was killed and didn’t immediately return an email message seeking more information.

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