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Bear Attacks

Woman Recovering After Bear Drags Her From Garage

CNN | Posted 04.13.2014 | Crime

(CNN) -- A Florida woman is recovering after being attacked by a bear who ambled into her open garage and sifted through her garbage cans in search of...

Officials Admit Mistake After Killing Black Bear

Posted 08.26.2013 | Weird News

Authorities from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources trapped and killed a black bear after it mauled a 12-year-old girl in an attack earlier ...

WATCH: Hunter Survives Insane Wilderness Attack

weather.com | Posted 08.18.2013 | Weird News

James Tuttle was attacked by a grizzly bear in the northern Alaska mountains. Heavy fog and cloud cover prevented rescuers from reaching him for 36 ho...

Girl, 12, Attacked By Bear

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 08.16.2013 | Crime

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- As 12-year-old Abby Wetherell headed toward home from an evening jog on her grandfather's woodsy property in northern Michigan...

Bear Attacks Two Yellowstone Hikers

AP | By MEAD GRUVER and JOHN MILLER | Posted 10.16.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Four people injured in two separate bear attacks in and near Yellowstone National Park on the same day were able to escape wit...

Black Bear Jumped On Tent, Mauled Man In Montana

AP | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green

HELENA, Mont. -- A man who was mauled by a black bear in Montana told state wildlife officials that the bear jumped on his tent, tore through the fabr...

Bears Party Like Rock Stars

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.10.2012 | Weird News

It's sort of "Goldilocks and The Three Bears" in reverse: A mother bear and three cubs are accused of breaking into a Norwegian cabin, but instead of ...

Blame The Heat Wave For This

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green

OLD FORGE, N.Y. (AP) — With their normal summer diet of greens and berries shriveled by summer heat or drought in many spots nationwide, hungry bear...

Mom Saves Family Dog From Bear

Posted 05.08.2012 | Good News

Lilly the golden retriever was in dire straits last Wednesday night when a mother bear attacked her outside the pooch's home in Northampton, Mass. ...

Study: Guns Aren't The Best Way To Stop Bear Attacks

AP | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A bear expert says a study has found that people using bear spray during grizzly bear encounters are injured far less often t...

WATCH: Grizzly Bear Charges As Alaska Tourists Stay Still

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green

A hungry grizzly bear gave a group of tourists camping in Alaska's Katmai National Park quite a fright last February. Filmed by camper Larry Griffi...

After Fatal Bear Attacks, A Renewed Focus On Safety For Both Humans And Animals

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 12.30.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Wildlife agencies in the Northern Rockies go to lengths to warn people of the dangers of grizzly country – from signs ad...

Bear Attacks Couple Inside Home

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

NEWPORT, Pa. — A married couple was injured early Monday when a bear followed the family dog into their rural central Pennsylvania home and went...

7 Bears Captured In Yellowstone Mauling Probe

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. — Seven grizzly bears have been captured near the scene of a fatal mauling of a Michigan hiker in Yellowstone National Park, but...

Two Children Injured in Black Bear Attack

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

Remember that reported bear 'attack' that happened on Wednesday in a New Jersey state park that apparently injured two kids on a camping trip? Wel...

2010's Craziest Bear Stories -- Digging Up Graveyards, Guarding Marijuana, Learning Trash Day & More

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bears are heading into their well-concealed dens to hibernate, so we thought it would be a good time to look back on this crazy year of bears. As re...

Idaho Pastor Calls For 'Open Season' on Yellowstone Grizzlies

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Wilkinson

Kerry Gunther, Yellowstone's chief grizzly biologist, figured that the odds of being attacked by a grizzly in Yellowstone are one in 2,000,000. The odds of being struck by lightning are one in 500,000. Is the reverend also cursing the sky?

Yellowstone Bear Attack Kills Camper, Injures Two

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

COOKE CITY, Mont. — At least one bear rampaged through a heavily occupied campground Wednesday near Yellowstone National Park in the middle of t...

WATCH: Bear Encounters 'Out Of Control' This Year In Tahoe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In Lake Tahoe, bear encounters are occurring at an unusually high rate this year, KCRA reports (via CNN). Bear break-ins and other encounters are flo...

Bear Kills Kashmir Militants Hiding In Cave, Say Indian Police

BBC NEWS | Altaf Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A bear killed two militants after discovering them in its den in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say. Two other militants escaped, one of them ba...