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  • Man Killed In Bear Attack In MP's Panna Reserve

    07/21/2021 6:50:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies ^ | 21 July, 2021 | staff
    A 55-year-old man was mauled to death by a wild bear in the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, a senior official said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday evening in the forest near Bagoha village, said the reserve's field director Uttam Kumar Sharma.
  • Man arrested after setting car hood on fire to scare off bears

    07/17/2021 12:29:30 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 25 replies
    Tahoe Daily Tribune ^ | 7/17/2021 | Justin Scacco
    California Highway Patrol responded early Thursday to a car on fire, but this was no typical vehicle blaze. When officers arrived around 5:30 a.m. at the scene, on eastbound Interstate 80 near Farad, they found a man who had started a fire on the hood of his car. Allen Ray Houck, 32, of Rio Linda, told officers there were bears in the area and that he’d set the fire in order to scare them away, authorities said. “He was just talking about bears. Bears, bears bears,” said Officer Carlos Perez. “(Officers) noticed objective signs of intoxication. Eventually he was placed...
  • Bear shot dead after attacking four people in residential area in Japan

    06/18/2021 11:52:31 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | Emiko Jozuka,
    A local resident in the city of Sapporo, which is due to host the Olympic Marathon and Olympic Race Walking events at this summer's Tokyo Games, first reported sighting a bear on a road in the early hours of the morning. Soon after, Hokkaido police tweeted they were on the lookout for the bear, writing that since the sighting, many others had reported seeing the bear and that people had been injured. Local police said the bear attacked three men, one of whom was seriously injured, and a woman in her 80s, according to NHK. At around 11 a.m., the...
  • Montana officials kill 3 grizzlies after livestock attacks

    06/03/2021 6:22:41 AM PDT · by SJackson · 20 replies
    NBC Montana ^ | June 1st 2021
    KALISPELL, Mont. — Montana wildlife officials said Tuesday that state bear management specialists killed a pair of grizzly bears near Whitefish that had been involved in numerous livestock attacks. An adult female grizzly bear was captured on Monday and its yearling captured on Tuesday in the Haskill Basin area. The animals were euthanized because of a history of killing livestock including sheep, llamas, chickens and a goat. Last week, authorities killed an adult male grizzly bear in the Dupuyer area after it was suspected of attacking calves across numerous ranches. The following was sent out by Montana Fish, Wildlife and...
  • Terrifying moment a grizzly bear charges at a Yellowstone Park ranger who fires projectiles and scares him off

    06/01/2021 10:59:40 PM PDT · by blueplum · 7 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 01 Jun 2021 | Gina Martinez
    A passenger captured the moment a Yellowstone National Park ranger shot at a grizzly bear as it charged him The incident went down Friday afternoon just south of Roaring Mountain and north of the Norris Geyser Basin Footage shows the park ranger directing traffic before being taken by surprise
  • Video shows 17-year-old San Gabriel Valley girl shoving away bear to save her dogs

    06/01/2021 10:09:27 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 101 replies
    KTLA ^ | June 1, 2021
    The surveillance footage shows the moment just after 2:30 p.m. when a brown bear and two cubs walked along a brick wall in the teen’s backyard in Bradbury. Three of the family’s dogs started barking at them. At the time, the family was gardening at another end of the yard when they heard the barking. Videos shows the bear swat at the dogs a few times before the teen runs up. Video shows her shove the bear, causing the animal to fall backward and off the wall. The teen suffered a sprained finger and scraped her knee, but she and...
  • West Yellowstone man dies after being attacked by grizzly bear

    06/01/2021 7:00:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 79 replies
    NBC ^ | 4-17-21
    MISSOULA, Mont. — A Montana man seriously injured from a grizzly bear attack Thursday afternoon has passed away Saturday morning. Carl Mock, 40, suffered a massive stroke and was unable to make a recovery in an Idaho Falls hospital, according to a GoFundMe page set up for Mock. The grizzly bear attack occurred near Bakers Hole Campground, about 3 miles north of West Yellowstone. A group of seven investigators, including FWP game wardens and bear specialists, as well as Forest Service personnel, revisited the site Friday to assess ongoing public safety risks and continue the investigation. They yelled and made...
  • Florida Couple Lured Bears, Let Packs of Dog Attack and Posted Gruesome Videos

    05/19/2021 1:18:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | May 19, 2021
    Charles and Hannah Scarbrough sentenced in OcalaA married couple has pleaded guilty to using doughnuts and pastries to lure black bears in rural Florida, allowing packs of dogs to attack them and then posting the gruesome videos on social media. Charles Scarbrough entered guilty pleas of conspiracy to commit racketeering, animal baiting and fighting, unlawful use of a two-way communicating device and unlawful taking of a black bear, the Ocala Star Banner reports. He has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. Because of that, sentencing was deferred, though he faces anywhere from five years of probation to more than two years...
  • Woman killed in suspected bear attack near Durango, CPW says

    05/02/2021 11:38:37 AM PDT · by MileHi · 79 replies
    FOX31 NEWS ^ | May 1, 2021 | Colleen Flynn
    TRIMBLE, Colo. (KDVR) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife said a woman was found dead off U.S. Highway 550 after a suspected bear attack on Friday. According to her boyfriend, the 39-year-old victim was believed to have gone walking with her two dogs earlier Friday, La Plata County Sheriff’s office said. Her boyfriend told police he got home around 8:30 p.m. and the dogs were present but his girlfriend was not there. After searching for her, he found her body around 9:30 p.m. and called 911. When CPW wildlife officers responded, they found signs of consumption on the body and an...
  • Man with Bear Spray Killed by Grizzly Near Yellowstone Park

    04/23/2021 5:35:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 80 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 20 April, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-( On the afternoon of 15 April 2021, Carl Mock was attacked by a grizzly bear near Baker’s Hole Campground in Gallatin County, Montana. The campground is a few miles from the town of West Yellowstone, near an entrance to Yellowstone Park. Mock was able to dial 911. Several agencies responded to the call at about 3:42 p.m. The first responders were able to find Mock after about 50 minutes of searching.Mock had “sustained significant scalp and facial injuries” according to the Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Facebook page. gave more details of the injuries:Authorities say the...
  • 'It's just having a blast': Astonishing moment wild black bear climbs inside a holidaymaker's jacuzzi to warm up in the cold mountain air

    03/25/2021 6:31:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 25, 2021 | Faith Ridler
    A wild black bear pried the lid off a holidaymaker's steaming jacuzzi and climbed inside to warm up in as the sun rose over the mountains in astonishing footage. The clip, filmed in the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, captures the animal as it strolls across a patio fence, jumps down and makes its way over to the hot tub. Mason Trebony, who shot the footage on March 20, had been renting the cabin with his wife when he saw the bear climb onto the deck of the cabin he was renting.
  • Panda Attacks Man & Wrecks Car

    03/22/2021 4:02:37 PM PDT · by OneVike · 12 replies
    The reason For My Faith ^ | 3/22/21 | Chuck Ness
    Everyone thinks Pandas are such cute and cuddly looking animals. Easy for them to say though. I doubt they have ever been attacked by one? Well the guy in this video learned that you better not get too close to them. Especially if you got something they want. As I watched this and some other videos on Pandas, I was struck how China takes such good care of their Pandas? After all, what China gives the Pandas is what Democrats in America are promising for all the people. Half of us will play all day, and the other half...
  • Skier Chased by Bear at Romanian Resort

    01/25/2021 3:18:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    UPI ^ | JAN. 25, 2021 | Ben Hooper
    A man riding the chairlift at a Romanian skiing resort captured video of the tense moment a fellow skier was chased by a bear. David Creta posted a video to YouTube showing the bear chasing a skier on a slope at the Predeal ski resort on Saturday. Chairlift riders alerted the skier to the pursuit, and the skier threw his backpack on the ground, which succeeded in distracting the bear for long enough to allow the man to escape. Police spokesman Ion Zaharia said the skier did the right thing by distracting the bear. He said three emergency calls came...
  • Why Black Bears Are Returning to Texas

    11/05/2020 10:13:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Texas Monthly ^ | ISAAC ENGELBERG
    Contrary to what a viral video suggests, it’s unrelated to the pandemic.There was recently a video circulating on Twitter that can only be described as shockingly cute. Made viral by the Austin-based science communicator Joe Hanson, the clip shows two black bear cubs wrestling on the patio of the Chisos Mountains Lodge at Big Bend National Park, teetering like toddlers covered in fur. The camera pans to reveal their mother, staring into the distance with what looks like an apathetic glare. And as if that wasn’t enough, the camera captures a third cub sitting in a bucket. It’s the exact...
  • Nothing Like A Bear Hug

    10/30/2020 8:58:37 PM PDT · by OneVike · 25 replies
    The Way OneVike Sees It ^ | Norbert Rosing
    Just a few images to lighten things up In this series of photos, you will see a polar bear come upon some sled dogs tethered to a stake. Oh boy, Normally you would think that a dog tethered to a stake would be lunch for a polar bear, but these pictures tell a completely different story. Nothing like playing with a new found friend From what I can see, the polar bear just wanted to play and get a little brotherly love. The professional photographer who took these photos said the bear came back every night that week to play...
  • Retired Football Player Jay Cutler Endorses Trump for President

    10/29/2020 1:45:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 29, 2020 | Francesca Bacardi
    Jay Cutler is endorsing President Donald Trump. The former Chicago Bears player, 37, reposted golfer Jack Nicklaus’s letter in support of Trump that described how “disappointed” he had become at the criticism the current president has faced and captioned it, “Never a doubt.” “He has delivered on his promises. He’s worked for the average person,” Nicklaus wrote in his letter. “In my opinion, he has been more diverse than any President I have seen and has tried to help people from all walks of life—equally.”
  • Gale Sayers, Chicago Bears legend and Hall of Famer, is dead at age 77

    09/23/2020 7:25:34 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 41 replies
    MSN Sports ^ | September 23, 2020 | Eric Edholm
    Gale Sayers, one of the most electric NFL players of the 1960s and early 1970s, has died. He was 77 years old. The Pro Football Hall of Famer was a brilliant running back and returner who spent only seven years in the league, all with the Chicago Bears, from 1965 to 1971. “The NFL family lost a true friend today with the passing of Gale Sayers,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. “Gale was one of the finest men in NFL history and one of the game's most exciting players. Gale was an electrifying and elusive runner who...
  • Gale Sayers has passed away

    #Bears Hall of Fame running back Gale Sayers, one of the most exciting players to ever play the game, has passed away. He was 77.
  • Bears show their support Trump

    08/03/2020 9:28:59 PM PDT · by algore · 48 replies
    Trump campaign stickers are turning up on wild black bear tracking collars, leading a liberal group to offer a $5,000 reward for information. Putting Trump stickers on a wild animal is cruel and inhuman. It's just not OK.
  • Mike Ditka don’t care, he tells Anthem-hating Athletes to GET OUT

    07/26/2020 9:54:42 AM PDT · by Drastic · 55 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 7-26-2020 | Frank Bojazi
    Former NFL coach Mike Ditka had a lot to say about the NFL players who plan to take a knee during the national anthem. He simply doesn’t care for it and he suggests anyone who’s taking a knee for the national anthem may as well get out of the country. But don’t listen to me. Take it from the man himself as quoted by TMZ: “If you can’t respect our national anthem, get the hell out of the country. That’s the way I feel. Of course, I’m old fashioned, so I’m only going to say what I feel. You don’t...