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Year-old black bear found rummaging through trashcans near Palmer Park

Black bear yearling
Posted at 3:11 PM, Jul 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-07 17:11:01-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — A yearling black bear was spotted rummaging through a trashcan near Palmer Park, July 5.

CPW Officers responded to the sighting by tracking down and tranquilizing the bear so they could relocate it to a location far from the city, in its natural habitat.

CPW advises to secure trash, remove bird feeders at night, closing garage doors and cleaning off grill grate residue as a few measures to minimize bears attraction to homes.


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