Young Grizzly Bear Captured Near Ferndale

By Beacon Staff

State wildlife officials say a young grizzly bear caught grazing on lawns in a residential area near Ferndale has been released on the west side of Hungry Horse Reservoir.

Fish, Wildlife and Parks grizzly bear management specialist Tim Manley says the 2½-year-old bear was caught on Tuesday and released the same day. The male grizzly weighed about 120 pounds.

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