Bear sighting in downtown Chattanooga; ends badly for bear

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- An unusual bear sighting in downtown Chattanooga ended very sadly today.

According to the TWRA, the bear that was spotted at multiple locations Saturday afternoon had to be euthanized.

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The TWRA says that this particular bear had been previously tagged by agents.

Which means it has been relocated before or the bear has had a negative interaction with humans.

The TWRA says that the bear was unhealthy and highly stressed which poses a public threat.

A sad ending for all.