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Bear attack: rangers shoot killer grizzly in night vision ambush

<p>Wildlife officials in Montana stake out chicken coop visited by same grizzly that fatally mauled camper </p><p>A grizzly bear that pulled a California woman from her tent and killed her has been fatally shot by wildlife officials, who used night-vision goggles to stake out a chicken coop it had also raided near the small Montana town of Ovando.</p><p>They shot the bear shortly after midnight on Friday when it approached a trap set near the coop about two miles from Ovando where 65-year-old Leah Davis Lokan of Chico, California, was killed on Tuesday, said Greg Lemon with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.</p><p> <span>Related: </span><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jul/06/grizzly-bear-attack-kills-cyclist-montana">Grizzly bear attack kills person at campsite in western Montana</a> </p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jul/10/bear-attack-rangers-shoot-killer-grizzly-in-night-vision-ambush">Continue reading...</a>

Wildlife officials in Montana stake out chicken coop visited by same grizzly that fatally mauled camper

A grizzly bear that pulled a California woman from her tent and killed her has been fatally shot by wildlife officials, who used night-vision goggles to stake out a chicken coop it had also raided near the small Montana town of Ovando.

They shot the bear shortly after midnight on Friday when it approached a trap set near the coop about two miles from Ovando where 65-year-old Leah Davis Lokan of Chico, California, was killed on Tuesday, said Greg Lemon with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.

Related: Grizzly bear attack kills person at campsite in western Montana

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