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St. Brendan’s polar bear captured

This polar bear got a helicopter ride away from St. Brendan’s Island this afternoon.
This polar bear got a helicopter ride away from St. Brendan’s Island this afternoon.

A polar bear that was seen wandering on St. Brendan’s Island, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland, earlier today has been captured.

The polar bear that had been wandering St. Brendan’s Island, Bonavista Bay, earlier today has been captured by wildlife officials.

According to reports from local residents, wildlife officers tranquilized the bear and loaded it onto a truck to bring it to a site near the church in Burnside. It was then loaded into a net and airlifted away from the area by helicopter.
The province’s department responsible for wildlife has not issued any detailed information regarding the operation.

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