- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Nevada wildlife officials have released a female bear after she was captured near a highway in Reno.

KTVN-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2eksEcY ) that the state Department of Wildlife caught the bear Saturday near Interstate 580, where biologists believe she was finding human food sources.

Human-bear conflict specialist Heather Reich says the bear was getting into some trash, bird feeders and fruit trees. Reich says the area makes a poor bear habitat.

The bear was released in the Mt. Rose Foothills Monday afternoon. Before release, she was microchipped and fitted with a satellite tracking collar.


Information from: KTVN-TV, https://www.ktvn.com

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