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300-Pound Bear Relocated From Under Deck

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4)- Wildlife officials removed a 300-pound bear from under the deck of a concerned homeowner in Breckenridge.

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(credit: Breckenridge Police)

The homeowner became concerned about the bear after the animal had taken residence under his deck and didn't come out for two days.

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(credit: Breckenridge Police)

Breckenridge police officers received some help from Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers to move the 10-year-old bear.

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(credit: Breckenridge Police)

The animal was tagged and wildlife officers examined the bear for a health assessment. The bear will be relocated.

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(credit: Breckenridge Police)

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