Glidden Black Bear

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Information: 715-663-0343

The world’s record Wisconsin black bear was shot five miles northeast of Glidden during the 1963 hunting season. Otto Hedbany and Donald Struebel both of Milwaukee, were the hunters who bagged this trophy-size animal estimated to be twelve years of age.The bear dressed out at 665 pounds and required seven men to pull it out of the woods. The bear’s height was 7 feet 10 inches. The world’s record black bear was purchased by the Glidden Chamber of Commerce and has been on permanent display in the Log Cabin Home since 1964.

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