RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) — A black bear was successfully released this morning around 8:30 near the area where it was caught, the Gold Ranch area of Verdi.
Nevada Department of Wildlife game wardens also fired two rubber shotgun slugs into the rear area of the bear as it fled.
Soon after the morning release near Verdi, NDOW says another trap set near the Glenbrook area of South Lake Tahoe had captured a bear in the early hours of this morning. The bear was a three year old male, captured previously two years ago.
Persons needing to report nuisance bear activity can call the NDOW’s Bear Hotline telephone number at (775) 688-BEAR (2327). For information on living with bears persons can go to www.ndow.org and find the ”Bear Logic” page on the website.