UPDATE: CPW officers rescued the bear trapped in a Steamboat Springs culvert on Tuesday (August 25) afternoon.

According to CBS Denver, rescuers tranquilized the animal, secured a tow strap to it, and used a tractor to lift it out of the hole.

CPW reports that the bear, which is an almost 275 pound male, will be relocated to northern Routt County.


HAPPENING NOW: A bear is currently trapped in a culvert in Steamboat Springs.

According to CBS Denver, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is on the way to rescue the animal.

This story will be updated when CPW arrives.

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