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BDN photo by Brian Feulner
BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki holds a 1-year-old bear or "yearling" and his mother, a 158-pound bear known as Lugnut, that have been tranquilized and taken from their winter den by the Bear Crew of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to be examined for the black bear monitoring program on Feb. 19, 2013, 20 miles north of Ashland.

BDN photo by Brian Feulner
BDN reporter Aislinn Sarnacki holds a 1-year-old bear or “yearling” and his mother, a 158-pound bear known as Lugnut, that have been tranquilized and taken from their winter den by the Bear Crew of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife to be examined for the black bear monitoring program on Feb. 19, 2013, 20 miles north of Ashland.