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Mother bear, cubs killed after entering house

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – Wildlife officers have killed a mother bear and her two cubs after the cubs broke into a Colorado Springs home.

The bears got into the house Tuesday after pushing down on the door handle. Retired state District Judge Richard Hall says the bears rummaged through his trash and opened a drawer. The cubs fled through a window when he yelled at them.

The three bears ran to a nearby house and eventually up a pine tree. State wildlife officers tranquilized and euthanized the bears.



Colorado Division of Wildlife spokesman Michael Seraphin says the bears had to be euthanized because they likely would have entered another house. Area residents had reported seeing the bears milling around the neighborhood before and entering a garage.



Information from: The Gazette, http://www.gazette.com


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