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By Lara Love

Grizzly bear hunting season set


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After dozens of sheep were recently killed by a grizzly or grizzlies, a bear trap was placed at the Curtis Place on Owl Creek by the Wyoming Game and Fish.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission set a conservative approach for Wyoming's first grizzly bear hunting season since 1974. Grizzly bears in Wyoming have exceeded recovery criteria since 2004 and management of the bear was returned to the state last year.

The vote of the Commission was unanimou...

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