Troopers investigate dead bears in Angoon

Posted: Friday, September 03, 2010

Alaska Wildlife Troopers are investigating two dead bear found at the city dump at the Village of Angoon.

A release posted on Thursday stated one was a sow that appeared to have been killed and mutilated. The other bear appeared to have been shot. Troopers responded to these incidents on Aug. 25 and Aug. 28, respectively.

According to the release, it did not appear as if the bears were threatening life when they were killed and there were no defense of life or liberty reports turned into the Alaska Department of Fish & Game.

Also, the hides and skulls were not salvaged.

Information about these bears can be called in to Wildlife Safeguard at 1-800-478-3377.

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