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Dave Garshelis, bear project leader for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at Grand Rapids, uses a flashlight to check out a 39-year-old bear that has been part of a DNR research study since 1981. Bob King | Forum News Service

At 39, a Minnesota black bear has lived longer in wild than any other bear known to researchers

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By Sam Cook

Forum News Service

NEAR MARCELL — Karen Noyce set the frequency on her radio-telemetry receiver and pointed its antenna into the old pines of Chippewa National Forest near Marcell Monday morning. The temperature was 2 below zero. The woods were blanketed in new snow.

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From the telemetry receiver, Noyce heard high-pitched intermittent chirps.

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