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Grizzly attacks antler hunter in western Wyoming

PHOTO: Grizzly Bear, Photo Date: 5/15/13 (Source: NPS photo)
PHOTO: Grizzly Bear, Photo Date: 5/15/13 (Source: NPS photo)(KMVT)
Published: May. 18, 2020 at 11:20 PM CDT
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A grizzly bear attacked a man looking for antlers in western Wyoming. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says the unidentified man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after Saturday’s attack in a remote area east of Dubois.

The bear was killed in the encounter. The department did not provide details about how the bear died. The Casper Star-Tribune reports the attack happened when the man accidentally surprised a female grizzly with a yearling cub.

Grizzlies have attacked at least three others in the western U.S. this spring. They include a boater near Montana's Sun River on Sunday.

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