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Bear Family Of Four Relocated From Teton County

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A female grizzly and her three cubs were relocated last Friday after they had caused problems at a hunting camp in the Buffalo Valley area northeast of Moran.  Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says the sow was a known, tagged animal but was not one popular with the public in Grand Teton National Park.  Gocke says the bears had also raided grain for livestock and caused property damage at the hunting camp. Biologists trapped and moved the four bears Friday to a remote area southwest of Crandall and east of Yellowstone National Park in Park County.  Gocke says considering the shortage of food supplies due to the drought this year, it was decided the bear family should be relocated to give them another chance at living their lives free from human interaction.

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