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Wildlife officials kill one of 399's offspring; other bears' locations unknown

JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, acting with authorization from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has killed one of Grizzly 399’s offspring that was frequenting human-occupied areas in Sublette County.

WyoFile first reported the management action Thursday afternoon.

Dan Thompson, Game and Fish’s large carnivore supervisor, told the Jackson Hole Daily that the bear was killed Tuesday after more than a month of conflicts.

WyoFile earlier reported that the two-year-old male bear and one of its littermates left Jackson Hole and trekked down to Sublette County, emerging near the Up...