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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Mar 20, 2013
Location: Kodiak, Alaska

Species: Other (Bear Cub)
Trap Type: Snare
Incident Date: Mar 01, 2013

Victim's Disposition: dead
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: unknown
Result: n/a

Summary: A bear cub was caught in an illegal snare on a Coast Guard base on Kodiak Island. It is illegal to trap anywhere on the base. The cub's injuries were so severe that the cub had to be put down. The sow was found wandering the area after the incident.

Source: U.S. Coast Guard Base Kodiak Facebook

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