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Operation Something Bruin

Operation Something Bruin

Operation Something Bruin is a four-year, multi-agency initiative that focused on poaching and other illegal activities involving bears and other wildlife primarily in North Carolina and Georgia.

Agencies included the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service.

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(Bear photo: Steve Hillebrand/USFWS)


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