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After 24 hours in tree, ‘nuisance’ bear in Albany put down

DEC officials move a black bear in an enclosed trailer from the rear of a home in Albany on Wednesday. The bear was in a tree for 24 hours before being tranquilized and falling to the ground.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
DEC officials move a black bear in an enclosed trailer from the rear of a home in Albany on Wednesday. The bear was in a tree for 24 hours before being tranquilized and falling to the ground.
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The Albany bear put up a good fight, but its life came to an end Wednesday afternoon.

A 2-year-old bear sat in a tree 70 feet above the ground behind 42 Rose Court for 24 hours. It sat in that tree after being struck by a car, shot with a shotgun and hit with several tranquilizer darts.

The bear fell down at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, about two hours after ...

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