Grizzly Disappearance Draws Criticism in Montana
Matthew Brown | Associated Press
Editor's note: GYC has been working for years to close the Sheep Station and turn it into something more useful, such as a climate change research station, because of impacts like this on the Yellowstone grizzly bear.
BILLINGS — What happened to bear 726? That's the number researchers assigned to a collared grizzly bear that disappeared from an agricultural research station along the Montana-Idaho border.
Citing the unsolved disappearance, environmentalists Thursday called for renewed efforts to find out if it was illegally killed and studies on whether the federal facility is harming the region's protected bears.
Read more about the Yellowstone grizzly bear death at the Sheep Station.