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Wildlife Troopers Investigate Bear Death in Port Lions

kodiak troopersAlaska Wildlife Troopers are seeking information from the public concerning the killing of a Kodiak Brown Bear sow found near the dump in the community of Port Lions on Kodiak Island.

Wildlife troopers received a report of a dead Kodiak Bear across from the Port Lions dump on Saturday. Units from the AWT responded to the community from Kodiak 19 miles distant by air. When they arrived in Port Lions, they located the dead bear and initiated an investigation into its death. Although they did not reveal details, troopers say that they had uncovered evidence at the scene.

Troopers are asking anyone that has information into this incident, to call them in Kodiak at (907) 486-4762, or at Wildlife Safeguard at 1-800-478-3377.