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PGC Working to Capture Bear, Inform Public of Attack in State


December 20, 2018

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is attempting to capture the black bear that attacked and severely injured a woman Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Lycoming County, and game wardens will be going door-to-door in the area to inform residents about the attack and measures they can take to discourage bears from their properties.

The Game Commission on Thursday, Dec. 13, set two live traps near the home where the attack occurred, and on Friday morning, Dec. 14, a team of tracking dogs set out on the bear’s trail to try to locate it.

While black-bear attacks on humans are rare in Pennsylvania, and ther...

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