DRYDEN, Ont. - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is investigating after a black bear was found shot and abandoned north of Dryden.
The young black bear was found on Oct. 1 northwest of Richan Road (Highway 665) on Amesdale Road by a member of the public who notified the MNRF. Conservation officers determined the bear had been shot and abandoned 15 metres off the road.
Anyone with information about the incident or the person or persons responsible is asked to contact the MNRF Tip line at 1-877-847-7667 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or the Ministry’s Dryden office at 807-223-3341.