WGFD locate black bear and began transporting him back to Muddy Mountain

(Casper, Wyo.) - Public Information Specialist, Janet Milek with the Wyoming Game and Fish Casper Region reported the agency began getting calls of a black bear in the area of Boxelder and CY early this morning. They responded to the area around 6:30 am and began tracking the yearling male black bear as he ran from backyard to backyard. At approximately 10:05 am WGFD were able to tranquilize the bear and are in the process of transporting him to the South side of Muddy Mountain. Wildlife Biologists and Specialists believed the bear journeyed down from the mountain from the Garden Creek Drainage. He was captured across the street from the Our Lady Fatima Church along CY Avenue. Feature Photo: h/t Andy Meyers/Pitchengine Communities #oilcity #news