Bones Were From a Bear, Not Human

Bones Were From a Bear, Not Human

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SANTAQUIN, Utah (AP) -- More than 50 volunteers from spent several hours searching an area near Santaquin after remains were found that were misidentified as human by a pathologist but later were determined to be from a bear.

Police Chief Dennis Howard says that on Sunday morning, a resident came out of his house to find his dogs playing with what appeared to a foot bone.

The find was reported to police, sparking the search for other body parts.

Howard found out from a medical examiner yesterday that the bone was from a bear.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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