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Bear faring well after Cape Cod getaway

Tranquilizer ends his odyssey in a Wellfleet thicket

The black bear who roamed Cape Cod for more than two weeks, attracting quite a bit of attention along the way, is in good condition after he was tranquilized in Wellfleet and released in Central Massachusetts, state wildlife officials said Tuesday.

“By 9 p.m. [Tuesday] night the young male bear . . . was transported and released by MassWildlife biologists to within the range of other bears in Central Massachusetts,” the state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife said in a statement. “MassWildlife biologists and Environmental Police monitored the bear overnight and reported the bear is in good condition.”

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