ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Officials in southeastern Minnesota say a wandering bison has been found and put down.

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that a citizen spotted the bison in a wooded area of Rochester Township on Friday evening.

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Deputies contacted the bison’s owner, who decided to put the animal down due to safety concerns.

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Authorities say the owner shot the bison and took the carcass to dispose of it.

The bison had been on the loose since the previous weekend.

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