Cumberland Times-News

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March 1, 2014

Bear Watch - 03/02/2014

An 85-pound female bear with severe mange was shot and killed by a landowner along Everly Road near Accident on Feb. 25 after he received permission from the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service to put the animal down. Agency spokeswoman Clarissa Harris said the bear had been seen off and on in that area foraging for food for several weeks. A WHS crew retrieved the carcass.

To report bear incidents in Allegany County, call the Maryland Wildlife Service at 301-777-2136. In Garrett County, call 301-334-4255.

 

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