WESTMINSTER, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers had a busy Monday morning in Westminster. A bear showed up in a neighbor’s yard near 133rd Avenue and Huron Street.

Bear in Westminster (credit: Colorado Parks & Wildlife)

The officers managed to tranquilize the bear and relocate him to the Pike National Forest.

Officers say they released it near the Douglas County, Teller County line.

“It was a male black bear and our wildlife officers estimated it was roughly two years old, 100-120 pounds,” they said.

LINK: Colorado Parks & Wildlife “Be Bear Aware” Section


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