CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers are offering an up to $2,000 reward for information about the illegal killing of a grizzly bear in central Wyoming.

Illegally killing a grizzly in the Yellowstone region is punishable by up to six months in prison and a $25,000 fine.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday the bear was found Sept. 9 in the Crow Creek drainage on the Wind River Reservation.

Anyone with information about the crime may call the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho fish and game department at (307) 330-3208 or a Fish and Wildlife special agent at (307) 332-7607, or email

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