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"I t's definitely some good news. This at least shows that a bear can get from the Yaak to the Cabinets on its own. The most important thing now is for that genetic interchange. He’s gotten there, now he needs to produce some offspring. It's the gene flow that we want to see. That is what really links these populations."

Wayne Kasworm, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recovery coordinator in Libby, about the capture of a radio-collared grizzly bear that made from one remote population of grizzlies in Montana to another.
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