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Bear Eats Man Who Died From Heart Attack

A Humboldt County man recently suffered a fatal heart attack outside of his home and was eaten by a black bear. According to reports, 65-year-old Marion Lee Williams passed away sometime last week as he made his way along his property to check on his water supplies. Authorities believe that Williams collapsed in his yard, near the bear’s home, and …

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Man Killed By Bear While Hiking, Say Police

Many people mistakenly think of black bears as harmless. They are much smaller than grizzly or polar bears, however this fact does not negate the reality that black bears are far from helpless. They can cause harm to humans in certain situations. As a recent tragedy demonstrates, a black bear attack can also prove fatal. Police revealed on Monday that …

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Bear Walking On Two Legs Caught On Video

Bears are pretty terrifying under normal circumstances, but can you imagine seeing one walking around on its hind legs? It’s common for bears to stand on their back legs for long periods of time, especially when searching for food or protecting their young, but they don’t usually walk on them. A New Jersey resident claims to have captured a video …

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Bear Saves Crow From A Watery Demise

Under the right circumstances, when an animal finds itself in trouble, the hero who steps in and saves it might not be human at all. Instead, another animal may save the day. In the case of a drowning crow, the hero was rather unexpected: a grizzly bear. A viral video recorded at Budapest Zoo shows a grizzly pushing something that …

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Bear In Hammock Video A Sign Of Florida’s Bear Problem

Black bears are common in Florida and they have gotten so comfortable around humans that they have no problem approaching their homes, cars or even humans themselves. A black bear was recently exploring a Florida back yard when he noticed a hammock and thought he would give it a try. The bear climbed into the hammock and appeared to be …

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Bear In Hammock More Comfortable Than Most People

Imagine one May evening you glance out the window and happen to witness a large black bear making itself comfortable in your hammock. Daytona Beach, Fla. native Vincent James likely could only scratch his head at the sight. After all, it’s not everyday you see a wild animal so at home on the flimsy mesh material. “He got in the …

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Tetherball Bear: Rescued Bear Plays Tetherball Alone [VIDEO]

In a video that will warm even the coldest of hearts, a rescued black bear plays tetherball by herself. The video of LG, who also goes by “Eli,” was taken at Animal Ark, Inc. in Reno, Nevada. If you’re just getting back to work from the long weekend, be prepared to have a little more extra work to catch up …

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Alaska Hunter Survives Bear Attack

A hunter spent nearly 36 hours in the Alaskan wilderness awaiting rescue, after being mauled by a brown bear, according to the Alaska National Guard. The grizzly attack took place about 35 miles north of Anaktuvuk Pass, a small Nunamiut Eskimo village in the North Slope Borough of the state.The victim was a member of a guided hunting party. Initial …

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Yellowstone Area Grizzlies Attack, Four Injured

Four people suffered minor injuries Thursday, after two separate grizzly bear attacks in and around Yellowstone National Park. The first attack occurred after two hikers came across a grizzly cub near Canyon Village, which lies in the northern area of the park. The two used bear spray and played dead, both suggested tactics to employ during a grizzly attack. One …

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Fatal Bear Mauling Results in Fines

In November 2012, a Montana animal trainer was mauled and killed by a bear while cleaning its cage. 24-year-old Benjamin Cloutier was an animal trainer at Animals of Montana, which trains animals for photography, TV, and Movies. Now, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is issuing fines against Animals of Montana in connection with the …

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Bear at Mall: Pittsburgh Mall Gets Another Furry Visitor

Bear at mall: Shoppers at the Pittsburgh Mills mall were treated to a peculiar event when a bear wandered into Sears department store on Saturday, prompting officials to evacuate the establishment. After using the automatic doors to gain entrance to the store, the bear was spotted running up and down the aisles, growling as it went. According to witnesses, people …

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California Man Attacked by a Lion, Saved By a Bear

In one of those stories that’s too bizarre to be made up, a man from Paradise, California was attacked by a mountain lion, only to be saved by a bear. Robert Biggs, 69, was hiking around Whiskey Flats in California when he came across a mother bear and her two cubs, about forty feet from where he was standing. He …

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