A bird hunter shot and killed a grizzly bear five miles east of Pendroy on Saturday.
According to Mike Madel of Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, the hunter shot the adult female grizzly in the face with a 12-gauge shotgun.
The grizzly was with three cubs.
The bear did not make contact with the hunter and the hunter did not sustain any injuries.
Authorities have not released the name of the man, nor provided any other details at this point.
We will update you when we get more information.
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