July 17, 2008 7:46 AM

17 bears killed in Anchorage this year

As of Wednesday, 17 bears have been killed in Anchorage this year, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. The city's most recent bruin fatality was Wednesday morning on Elmendorf Air Force Base. The bear, a tagged female known as "709," was lured into a culvert trap with Cinnabons, then shot to death.

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