FWP Captures Bear at Glacier Park International Airport

By | September 22, 2018

ALERT II lifts off from Glacier Park International Airport on April 20, 2017. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon reports that wildlife officials caught a 4-year-old female black bear on Friday afternoon that was on the loose at Glacier Park International Airport.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesperson Dillon Tabish said the agency received a report of the wayward bruin on airport property at about 12 p.m. A wildlife specialist was dispatched to the airport and found the 125-pound bear in a tree at approximately 1 p.m. The bear was tranquilized and it will be released in a remote location later today.

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