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Black bear captured in Okanogan April 11, 2018

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

Officers consider how to immobilize the bear.

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

Sgt. Dan Christensen, left, and Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers look up at the bear.

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

Officer Troy McCormick prepares to climb into the crane basket with a tranquilizer gun.

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

A tranquilizer dart strikes the black bear.

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

The bear attempts to take the dart out with his paw.

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The bear tries to take the dart out with his teeth.

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The bear is slowly lowered down with a harness.

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

One-year-old Georgia Mae Bartlett, Okanogan, reaches for the bear's fur.

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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Photo by Sarah Highfield

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