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Bear No. 56 alive and well roaming the woods in June 2013.

World’s oldest-known wild black bear dies in Minnesota at 39

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The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of old age in northern Minnesota at the age of 39½, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

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