GRIZZLY: Massive Grizzly Bear Shot by Alaskan Hunter is the Largest Grizzly Ever Killed

Published on May 7, 2014

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An Alaska hunter killed a nearly 9-foot-tall grizzly bear last year that was officially named on Friday the largest ever bagged.

Larry Fitzgerald, 35, was out hunting with friends near Fairbanks when they spotted the behemoth and tracked it for three hours before Fitzgerald took it down with a single shot to the neck from 20 yards.

‘We knew it was big,’ he said. ‘It was a rush.’

Shockingly, the group of hunters weren’t even out looking for bears, much less trophy-winning bears, when they spotted the monster.

They were searching for moose.

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