Black bear captured in Sheridan Sunday


SHERIDAN — Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel captured a black bear on the east side of Sheridan near the Holly Sugar building at approximately 7:30 a.m. Sunday. With assistance from the Sheridan Police Department, personnel followed the bear along Little Goose Creek until it eventually climbed a tree and accessed the roof of a business, where they were able to immobilize it.

The bear, a male estimated at two years of age, was healthy and in good condition. It was later released in the Bighorn Mountains.

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