July 6, 2015
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 12th bear has been killed in Nevada's
inaugural bear hunt.
Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy says a 350-pound female was killed by a hunter Sunday in the Pine Grove Hills in Lyon County, south and east of Wellington.
Like the others, the bear had never been tagged or marked as a
nuisance bear by the Department of Wildlife.
Regulations approved by the state Wildlife Commission authorized
up to 20 bears to be killed and set a season running from Aug. 20
through Dec. 31. But no more than six can be female. If another female is killed, the season will be closed.
Copyright 2015 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.