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Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Reward for bear poachers

Reward offered in killing of two bears in North Cascades National Park

The Humane Society and its Wildlife Land Trust are offering a $2,500
reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those
responsible for illegally killing two black bears off Highway 20 in
the North Cascades National Park.

By Seattle Times staff

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The Humane Society and its Wildlife Land Trust are offering a $2,500
reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those
responsible for illegally killing two black bears off Highway 20 in
North Cascades National Park.

On Aug. 28, two hikers on the Maple Pass Loop trail near Washington
Pass saw two adults and two teenagers posing for pictures with two
bears that had been killed, according to the National Park Service.
Park rangers later found one of the dead bears with gunshot wounds.

Hunting is prohibited in the park's boundaries.

Anyone with information can call the park at 360-854-7249.

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