Authorities are searching for a man who shot and killed a grizzly bear sow and her cub in northern Idaho. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is taking this wildlife crime very seriously, and offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who can lead them to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the poacher. The grizzlies were discovered on May 18 and had been dead for a few days.
“I trust the shooter is sleeping poorly tonight, knowing his softball teammates, drinking buddies and family members are currently weighing whether they appreciate him or the ability to receive $10,000 anonymously more,” said Jason Holm, a spokesman for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. “I hope the reward and the truly callous nature of the crime persuade someone to do the right thing.”