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Park Officials Say Bear Likely Fell To Death

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WEST GLACIER - Around 10:00 a.m. yesterday morning, someone with the Glacier National Park road crew found a Grizzly bear on the Going to the Sun Road, about a mile above The Loop.

A National Park Service investigation points to a steep fall from a snowbank. The 190-pound male had broken ribs and a blow to the head. Officials didn't see any signs of a fight or struggle nearby.

Experts say there are about 300 Grizzly bears in the Park, but since they are an endangered species, the Park had to let the US Fish and Wildlife Service as well as Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks know about the death.
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