Jul 14, 2011 6:18 AM by Kate Richards

Pueblo bear relocated

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - A 400-pound black bear found roaming
through the south part of Pueblo has been moved out of the

Police tell the Pueblo Chieftain that the bear was first sighted
early Wednesday. Sgt. Joe Garcia says police got several calls about
the bear, but no one stuck around after seeing it to tell officers
where it went.

Police tracked down the bear, which had taken refuge in some
bushes. Officers kept an eye on the bruin until state wildlife
officers showed up and shot it with a tranquilizer gun.

The bear will be relocated away from people.


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