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COURTNEY BLETHEN / THE SEATTLE TIMES

From Magnolia to Shoreline, agents stalk elusive bear

Sgt. Kim Chandler, an agent with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, readies a tranquiler dart for his air gun while directing the hunt Monday for a wandering black bear at Twin Ponds Park in Shoreline. Chandler never was able to fire a shot at the fast-moving animal.