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  • Maryland Zoo polar bear 'Alaska' dies

    Maryland Zoo polar bear 'Alaska' dies
    "Alaska," a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering from kidney failure, zoo officials said.
  • Polar bear dies at Maryland Zoo

    Alaska, a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering kidney failure, zoo officials said. The bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents...

    Towson man kills first bear of Maryland's 2011 controlled hunt

    Towson man kills first bear of Maryland's 2011 controlled hunt
    A 33-year-old Towson man was the first hunter to kill a black bear on the opening day of the state's controlled hunt. James Deriu killed a 72-pound male at around 7:25 a.m. Monday in McHenry, about 30 minutes after the hunt officially opened. A total...

    12-year-old kills 372-pound male bear as Maryland hunt ends

    The annual Maryland bear hunt ended Thursday night after a total of 65 bears were killed, the largest being a 372-pound male shot by a 12-year old boy. Colton Lucas of Kitzmiller in Garrett County brought down the biggest of the bears, which averaged 154...

    Taking down biggest bear in annual hunt makes 12-year-old a celebrity, hero in small Western Maryland town

    Taking down biggest bear in annual hunt makes 12-year-old a celebrity, hero in small Western Maryland town
    Before this year's Maryland bear hunt, Colton Lucas was considered a typical 12-year-old living in the Western Maryland town of Kitzmiller. He loved to hunt and fish with his father, Joe, and play football with his friends. His priorities haven't...