Latest Bear attacks Stories

2012-03-06 10:42:36

Carrying a gun in bear country doesn’t mean you’re more protected in the event of a bear encounter.

2011-05-11 08:35:00

Research regarding North American black bear fatal attacks on people shows lone males are most dangerous, attack rates are rising with human population growth.

2011-04-06 08:03:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As spring has sprung, many Pennsylvanians soon will be spending more time outdoors and seeing more wildlife - and signs of wildlife - in their yards and other places they frequent.

2008-03-26 01:30:00

Hikers and campers venturing into bear country this spring may be safer armed with 8-ounce cans of bear pepper spray than with guns, according to a new study led by a Brigham Young University bear biologist.

2007-03-16 00:45:00

As caretaker of the state's 15,000 black bears, Mark Ternent must figure out the optimal ratio of bears to people. That number will determine how many bears need to be killed by hunters to keep the population under control.

2005-06-28 00:39:03

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - An Anchorage couple on arafting trip in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge waskilled by a grizzly bear over the weekend, the first recordedfatal bear attack in the protected area, officials said onMonday.

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