Morning calls alert Game and Fish to yearling black bear in Casper

(Casper, Wyo.) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department Casper Region has reported that a yearling black bear has been located and captured for re-location this morning in the 1900 area of Linda Vista Drive. WGFD began getting calls around 3:00 am of the black bear in the area and they successfully captured the bear this morning around 8:00 am. They are transporting him to the distant side of Muddy Mountain. It is believed that the young yearling was booted out by his mother and he worked his way into town from the Elkhorn Creek drainage. The WGFD would like to thank the public for notifying then as well as the Casper Police Department for their response to th situation. Feature Photo: h/t Arelene Gallagher/Pitchengine Communities #oilcity #news