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Bears In Deadly Attack Being Taken To Bozeman

COOKE CITY, Mont. (AP) - Four grizzly bears believed involved in the fatal mauling of a Michigan man at a campground near Yellowstone National Park are being trucked to a state wildlife lab in Bozeman.

A sow and two of her three cubs had been trapped by Thursday while the final year-old cub was found in a culvert trap early Friday.

Montana wildlife officials are awaiting DNA tests to confirm their suspicions that the bears were responsible for the attack.

The bears left the Soda Butte campground in a three-truck convoy Friday morning.

Officials say they will decide the bears' fate only after seeing the results of DNA tests that are expected Friday.

Two other people were injured in the attack. One has been released from a hospital. The other is scheduled to undergo surgery Friday.
      
 

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