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Tranquilized bear falls from tree at University of Colorado


A bear that wandered into Williams Village dorm at the University of Colorado in Boulder falls from a tree after being tranquilized by Colorado wildlife officials.

University of Colorado police spokesman Ryan Huff said the bear was likely 1-3 years old and weighed somewhere between 150-200 pounds.

Updated, 9:24 pm ET: After learning that questions were being raised about the distribution of this image, msnbc.com licensed the image directly from photographer Andy Duann. Previously, the photograph had been credited to the CU Independent via AP.

Updated, 12:18 pm ET, May 4: The bear was hit by two cars on May 3 and died.

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