Dead grizzly bear washes ashore in Whatcom County

The bear carcass was found at Cherry Point. Grizzly bears aren’t common in western Washington but have been known to swim from British Columbia to Vancouver Island.

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — A dead grizzly bear that washed ashore in Whatcom County near Cherry Point was reported on June 17, according to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). 

The male grizzly bear had been dead for “some time,” WDFW said. The carcass was in decay and there were no obvious signs as to the cause of death. 

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