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Black Bear Trapped on Dam is Euthanized

A black bear that was trapped on a spillway at The Dalles dam had to be euthanized after officials determined they could not safely remove it.


During his usual rounds, an employee at The Dalles dam in Oregon discovered that a large black bear was trapped on a spillway, perched above a 75-foot drop. Officials determined that they could not safely remove the bear and that it had to be euthanized; it was later shot and killed with a rifle by a law enforcement official.

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