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Montana company faces fines in fatal bear mauling

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The death of a Montana animal trainer mauled by a pair of 500-pound captive brown bears could have been prevented if standard safety practices had been followed, federal authorities said Tuesday, as state officials revealed that the private menagerie where the death occurred has seen numerous animal escapes. Benjamin Cloutier, 24, was killed in November while cleaning the...

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