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  • Montana Wildlife Officials Kill Grizzly Suspected of Fatally Attacking Woman

    07/10/2021 11:13:31 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 31 replies
    Cowboy State Daily ^ | 7/9/2021 | Ellen Fike
    Montana wildlife officials shot and killed a grizzly bear early Friday morning that was believed to have dragged a woman from her tent in Montana earlier this week and killed her. The bear was killed less than two miles from Ovando, a Montana town of fewer than 100 people and the place the woman was killed Tuesday morning. “Last night, the Powell County Sheriff’s Office took a report from a resident who came home and found her door ripped off and large claw marks were present,” the sheriff’s office said on Facebook Friday. “A short time later a male grizzly...
  • NorCal woman ID’d as camper pulled from tent, killed by grizzly bear in Montana

    07/07/2021 5:59:01 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 52 replies
    Leah Davis Lokan, 65, of Chico, California, was on a long-distance bicycling trip and had stopped in the western Montana town of Ovando when she was killed early Tuesday, said Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials as they provided more details about the attack. Lokan was killed on the bear’s second visit to the site where she and two fellow bicyclists were camping near the post office, officials said. The approximately 400-pound (181 kilogram) grizzly first awakened the campers about 3 a.m., officials said. They took food out of their tents, secured it and went back to sleep, they said.
  • 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
  • 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...
  • Grizzly Bears, FOIA, Bird Hunting, Shotguns, and Close Range Defense

    10/05/2020 6:26:58 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 1 October, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Most conflicts between bears and humans are not reported to the authorities. Of those which are reported, only a small number are reported in the local or national media. Of those reported in the media, many do not include information about the firearms used. A few months ago, Editor-in-Chief Fredy Rehl of AmmoLand News and I were discussing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests which might result in information of interest to AmmoLand News readers. I suggested FOIA requests be submitted to agencies dealing with bear attacks. Fredy's persistence and hard work have borne fruit. A FOIA request to the...
  • Grizzly bear runs toward hikers in Glacier

    09/02/2020 11:34:08 AM PDT · by SJackson · 40 replies
    KECI ^ | August 31st 2020
    MISSOULA, Mont. — Thank to Dulé Krivdich for sending in this video of a grizzly bear running towards a group of hikers in Glacier National Park on Sunday afternoon. Here is his story: "Be Bear Aware Folks. This was this afternoon hiking back up after visiting Hidden Lake. Just a switchback below where my wife and I just motored through this big fella, I’d say a 500+ pound grizzly, came through a treeline, down a meadow and swiftly on to the trail itself to get to wherever he wanted to go. Now hikers just below on the same trail are...
  • 'She still lives!' Famed Yellowstone bear emerges from winter – with cubs

    06/09/2020 7:07:45 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Guardian ^ | Jun 9, 2020
    Grizzly 399 stands to get a better look at the growing crowd of bear watchers while her four cubs play. Photograph: Thomas D Mangelsen/ ‘399’, at 24 one of the oldest grizzlies living outside a zoo, becomes symbol of bears’ recovery in Yellowstone ecosystem Supported by SEJAbout this content Todd Wilkinson in Moose, Wyoming Tue 9 Jun 2020 05.30 EDTLast modified on Tue 9 Jun 2020 08.50 EDT Shares 448 Grizzly 399 stands to get a better look at the growing crowd of bear watchers while her four cubs play. Grizzly 399 stands to get a better look at the...
  • Alaskans Stop Grizzly Bear Charge with Glock 10mm On Elmendorf-Richardson

    10/13/2019 4:24:39 PM PDT · by 2111USMC · 56 replies
    Ammoland ^ | October 11, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On the evening of 18 September 2018, Anthony Reyna was happy and excited. He and his friend, Gary, were hunting moose on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson north of and sharing a boundary with Anchorage, Alaska. Tony had drawn a moose tag for a bow hunt. He was using a 60 lb PSE ThunderBolt compound bow. He has owned the bow since he was a teenager. Tony and Gary set up and started moose calling about 6 p.m. After 40 minutes, they heard a bull moving in. They saw his antlers at 30 yards. Suddenly, a second bull appeared at 15 yards!...
  • 'It was grating my bones up': B.C. man narrowly survives grizzly attack ( Canada )

    08/09/2019 6:46:58 AM PDT · by george76 · 75 replies
    CBC/Radio-Canada ^ | August 2, 2019 | Jon Hernandez
    Just one day before he turned 45, Colin Dowler didn't think he'd live to celebrate it... the avid outdoorsman was scouting backcountry trails outside of Powell River, B.C., on his mountain bike, about seven kilometres away from a nearby logging camp. After making his way down one of the hills onto the logging road, he caught sight of a large male grizzly bear, walking in his direction. "I wasn't really sure what to do about the situation," Dowler said from his Vancouver hospital bed. "I largely stood there, and let the grizzly keep walking up towards me." Concerned of making...
  • Could a Pistol Have Made a Difference in the Fatal Bear Attack on Mother and Child?

    06/07/2019 2:33:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 53 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 6 June, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 26 November 2018, a young Canadian mother and her 10-month-old child were killed by an adult male grizzly bear. It was a horrific tragedy. Two sides quickly emerged in the discussion that followed. One side suggested that the woman “got what she deserved” because she and her partner were trappers. The other side suggested she could have been saved if she had a gun to use for protection. Lost in the push from these sides were the suffering of the father, the young couple's friends, and the Yukon community they were part of. The coroner's report has now been...
  • Outdoor Writer Re-Thinks Pistols as a Defense Against Bears

    03/12/2019 8:30:01 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 69 replies
    Ammo Land ^ | March 11, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-( Many people have a difficult time changing their minds once they have formulated an opinion, especially once they have committed to the opinion on the record. I am happy to say fellow writer Wes Siler is of better material than that. In a June 2017 article, Wes was of the opinion that firearms, all firearms, were worthless as a defense against bears. He opined that statistically speaking, a person, when attacked by a bear, was as well off without a firearm as with one. He depended on research which had some problems with selection bias. Wes, quite generously,...
  • Grizzly Bear Shatters All Pro Wrestling Records After Identifying As Human (Satire)

    03/02/2019 11:31:22 AM PST · by xzins · 25 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 1 Mar 19 | Steve Kellam
    STAMFORD, CT—The pro wrestling world was rocked last week when a new challenger arrived on the WWE circuit weighing in at 890 pounds, possessing 10-inch claws, and the strength to crush bones into gelatin. “He calls himself ‘the Grizzly’ and he is unlike any other wrestler anyone in the WWE has ever come up against,” said wrestler Seth Rollins from his hospital bed after a brief run-in with the massive opponent. What makes the Grizzly so unique? He is a trans-grizzly bear; the man recently decided to identify as human after being born an Alaskan grizzly bear. Along with his...

    02/22/2019 6:05:23 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 48 replies
    Ehuntr ^ | 2/20/19
    WYOMING GRIZZLIES SHIPPED TO CALIFORNIA SIGNED INTO LAW GOV. MARK GORDON SIGNED BILL INTO LAW By EHUNTR -February 20, 2019 WYOMING GRIZZLIES SHIPPED Photo Credit: Pexels Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed several bills into law late last week. One particular bill would allow grizzly hunts to take place if the state feels that its needed. “The grizzly bear population in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem has recovered by all measurable recovery criteria, since at least 2003, with approximately seven hundred (700) grizzly bears currently living in the ecosystem;” Bill SF0093 Another part of the bill includes the relocation of problems bears...
  • Mom, baby killed by grizzly bear at remote cabin in Canada, officials say

    11/28/2018 12:09:52 PM PST · by Perseverando · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 28, 2018 | Katherine Lam
    A mother and her 10-month-old daughter were mauled to death by a grizzly bear at a remote cabin in Canada while the 37-year-old woman was on her maternity leave, officials said. The bodies of Valerie Theoret and her daughter, Adele Roesholt, were discovered around 3 p.m. Monday after the child’s father, Gjermund Roesholt, returned to the Yukon cabin in northwest Canada only to have a grizzly bear charge at him, CBC News reported. Roesholt shot and killed the animal before discovering Theoret and their daughter dead outside. "It appears they [Theoret and Adele] had been out for a walk when...
  • Wyoming Bear Attack Glock had No Round in Chamber, Magazine & Pistol Separated

    11/23/2018 4:12:49 AM PST · by marktwain · 118 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 November, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On Friday afternoon, the 14th of September, Mark Uptain, a hunting guide, and Corey Chubon, a bow hunter,  were attacked by grizzly bears as they processed an elk carcass. Chubon had mortally wounded the elk with an arrow, the day before, but they had not recovered it before nightfall. They came back the next day and followed a good blood trail to the dead elk.They had nearly finished processing it when they were attacked by the grizzly bears. The attack started with a full out charge.  Uptain was hit by the bear first, then Chubon, then the bear went...
  • After Montana grizzly mauling, Idaho man attacked online

    10/28/2018 2:12:58 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 77 replies
    indepent record ^ | 10/26/18 | ELI FRANKOVICH Spokesman-Review
    After the mother grizzly bear finished mauling him, after he rubbed the bear spray from his eyes and hiked a half-mile cradling a broken arm, Bob Legasa found himself under attack from a meaner, more unpredictable and entirely more vicious animal: online commenters. “I have never been so threatened in my life,” said Legasa, a Hayden, Idaho, resident. “There are literally hundreds of threats wishing that I would die. Wishing that I would die a slow, painful death. It came, from all people, the peaceful grass-eating vegan community.” Legasa was attacked by a mother grizzly bear Oct. 13 while bowhunting...
  • Grizzly Bear Charge Captured by Filmmaker

    A B.C. filmmaker says he's lucky to be alive after narrowly avoiding a grizzly attack while filming in the Robson Valley, southeast of Prince George. Leon Lorenz, who lives in Dunster, B.C., was filming grizzly bears in a nearby valley last Monday evening when he spotted a bear and her cub. Lorenz said he took cover behind a spruce tree so he could film the bears without disturbing them, but the mother bear picked up his scent.
  • Teenage silver mine worker is mauled to death by female grizzly bear on Alaskan drill site (trunc)

    10/02/2018 2:49:15 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/2/2018 | Khaleda Rahman
    A teenage mine worker has been mauled to death by a female grizzly bear and her two cubs on an Alaskan island. Anthony David Montoya, 18, a contract worker from Hollis, Oklahoma, died at a remote drill site accessible only by helicopter on Monday, authorities said. State Troopers said Montoya, who worked for Idaho-based Timberline Drilling, had been working at a drill site on the edge of the Hecla Greens Creek Mine property in southeastern Alaska when he was attacked. He was mauled by the three bears, all of which were killed before they arrived. (?????? who are they???) sod...
  • Bear Spray Fails to Stop Fatal Grizzly Attack in Wyoming

    09/21/2018 5:51:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Early reports on the fatal grizzly bear attack on guide Mark Uptain and client Corey Chubon have been confused about many details. The attack on the bowhunter, Corey Chubon, and guide, Mark Uptain, occurred on 14 Septemberof 2018 in Wyoming. In the initial reporting, Chubon was said to have thrown a pistol to Uptain and run away. As facts come to light, the reality is more nuanced.Mark Uptain appears to have relied on a can of bear spray to deter the attack. A can of bear spray, with the safety off, was found at the site. The adult sow grizzly...