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Grizzly bear euthanized in Montana

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A Grizzly has been euthanized in Montana.
After confirming that a collared grizzly bear killed livestock along the Rocky Mountain Front north of Choteau, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks assisted the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services in euthanizing the bear after obtaining the necessary approval from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
The 4-year-old male bear weighing 386 pounds was shot and killed on Friday afternoon.
The hide and head from the bear were salvaged and will be used for educational purposes.
Grizzly bears are protected under the Endangered Species Act, and final authority regarding management actions are up to the USFWS.