Black Bear Euthanized in Wyoming After Attempted Break-in
JACKSON, Wyo. (Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has killed a black bear that was believed to be the subject of several complaints in northwestern Wyoming near Jackson.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide reported that department officials and Teton County deputies responded to a 911 call from a woman on Saturday that a bear was banging on her door and windows trying to break into her home in Kelly.
The bear was gone when authorities arrived. A department spokesman says the bear was later caught and killed Monday.
It was about 5 years old and about 250 pounds and was not afraid of people.