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The fate of three grizzly cubs is hanging in the balance

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Montana wildlife officials have less than a month to find a home for three male grizzly cubs, orphaned after their mother was hit by a car
or the animals will have to be put down.

According to Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, during the first week of June, a female, adult grizzly was hit and killed along highway two-hundred near Lincoln.
She left behind three young cubs, officials said due to their size they were born in January.
That means they are are too young to be put out on their own.
FWP said, it is their policy to keep animals for one month. They hope an American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums approved zoo or another sanctuary will take them.

"You get them young like this, and grizzly bears in captivity can live 25 years or longer. Its a pretty big commitment to take a grizzly bear cub, let only three of them. there isn't a zoo that's communicated to the AZA that they are looking for cubs,"said Lemon.

He added once grizzlies learn humans could be a source for food, it can be dangerous to both humans and bears. 
They will keep searching for a place the cubs can go. But if nothing changes by the beginning of July, the cubs will have to be put down.  

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