Game and Fish Relocates Two Grizzlies over the Weekend
Written by jordanmckamey on September 24, 2019
At the direction of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear on September 20th, as well as a subadult male grizzly bear on September 22nd.
The adult male bear was captured for killing cattle on private lands northwest of Thermopolis, WY. In cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Shoshone National Forest, the bear was relocated to the Fox Creek drainage approximately fifty miles northwest of Cody.
The subadult male was preemptively captured and moved for habituated behavior along a state highway south of Cody. In cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Shoshone National Forest, the bear was relocated to the Mormon Creek drainage approximately five miles from the east entrance of Yellowstone National Park.