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Sheep Killer still on loose

posted Jun 25, 2012, 6:27 AM by YC Bear Hunters
Officials are still searching for a sow grizzly bear responsible for killing 70 sheep in Montana.  

the adult bear on Tuesday and Wednesday killed 47 lambs, five ewes, five big rams and one ram lamb at a family ranch near Conrad. The bear struck again Friday and killed two ewes at another ranch 48 miles northwest of Great Falls, they said.

Mike Madel, a grizzly bear management specialist with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, said the bear is not killing for sport.

"She's gotten this protein reward from domestic sheep so she's looking for sheep," he said.

Read more: http://mtstandard.com/news/state-and-regional/search-on-for-mont-grizzly-that-killed-sheep/article_ef02f9cf-f6c8-5e4c-85a2-e3a22a4d6b59.html#ixzz1yoMfirB4