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3-year-old grizzly relocated from Marion area

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KALISPELL - Wildlife officials captured and relocated a young grizzly who was seen eating trash and birdseed at nearby rural homes.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say the bear was a 3-year-old male, weighing 246 pounds.

A bear specialist captured the bear on April 28, and experts helped fit the bear with a radio collar before moving it to a remote part of the Kootenai National Forest west of Lake Koocanusa.

FWP reminds residents to remove or put away attractants like birdseed and garbage to prevent conflicts with bears.

Photo courtesy FWP

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