Reward offered after grizzly bear killed in eastern Idaho

Posted at 1:40 PM, Dec 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-01 15:40:07-05

A grizzly bear has been killed in eastern Idaho -- and a $6,000 reward is being offered for information leading to whoever is responsible.

Officials with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in a statement Wednesday say the bear was killed on or about Oct. 21st in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest in Fremont County.

Authorities have released few details, including what caused the bear's death.

Grizzly bears are federally protected under the Endangered Species Act.

(by Associated Press)