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Video shows release of 2 captured Montana grizzly bears

Posted at 11:39 AM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 13:39:30-04

Bear biologists with Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks recently captured two adult male grizzly bears in northwest Montana.

The bears were captured as biologists were searching for a female grizzly to move to the Cabinet Mountains as part of the Augmentation Program to maintain the grizzly population in that region.

The two bears that were captured were males so they were safely released on-site without being drugged or handled.

Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks