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Idaho Authorities Search for Grizzly Killer

Mother and cub found shot in forest

Authorities in Idaho are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot two grizzlies. A hiker found the corpses of the bears, a sow and her cub, near the town of Bonners Ferry on Friday. The bodies were sent to a federal lab in Oregon for analysis, though wildlife officials are skeptical they'll be able to locate the shooter through forensics alone. "A lot of times there are significant rewards, said Idaho Fish and Game Spokesman Phil Cooper, "and in a case like this ... folks come forward often for the reward money, and also because of what happened."

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