Glacier Grizzly Mom Spared After Attack on Hikers

Helenair reports a female grizzly that attacked and injured two California hikers in August in Glacier National Park will be spared because authorities believe she reacted to a perceived threat to her two cubs.
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2 Show Doberman Pinschers Lose 50 Pounds After Being 13 Days on Glastenbury Mountain in Vermont

Boston.com reports 2 Doberman Pinschers lost 50 pounds after being lost 13 days on Glastenbury Mountain in Vermont.
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Bear Spray Spares Yellowstone Hikers in Grizzly Attack

The AP reports say two hikers near Shoshone Lake in Yellowstone were attacked fully stride by a grizzly bear which relented after being sprayed in the face by bear spray.
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Rash of Banff Grizzly Attacks in Suprise Encounters With Sows and Cubs

The Globe and Mail reports a grizzly with a sow attacked hikers on a trail in Banff.
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Swiss Hikers Told To Sing Show Tunes to Scare Away Bears

Ananova reports flyers are telling Swiss hikers to sing showtunes — particularly songs from “The Sound of Music” to scare away bears.
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Hikers Videotaped High Point Bear Attack

Philadelphia NBC10 reports hikers videotaped the High Point bear attack for 30 seconds before coming to the victim’s assistance.
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NJ Kills Bear That Attacked AT Camper at High Point

Newsday reports that a bear who attacked an AT camper at High Point has been destroyed.
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Chicago Named Most Dog Friendly City

DogFriendly.com has once again ranked cities in the United States and Canada to determine its newest list of the Top 10 Best Dog-Friendly Cities to Visit for 2005. This year we are doing something a little different from previous years. We are separating out cities and resort communities into two separate Top 10 lists. We feel that these two categories offer different environments with different expectations to the canine and human visitor.
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WV Fishermen Cut Short Trip After Bear Drinks Their Beer

The Charleston Daily Mail reports two West Virginia fishermen cut short their trip after a bear drank their Coors Light beer and ate their food.
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Grizzly Mauls Woman in Alberta Tree

CTV reports a grizzly killed a woman in a tree on Bench Trail in Canmore, Alberta.
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Glacier Male Black Bear Destroyed After Swiping Car

The NPS Morning Report says a male black bear in Glacier National Park was killed after it shredded shirts thrown at it and then swiped the car of a fleeing family.
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Hiker Kicks Grizzly to Survive Canadian Encounter

FFTimes reports Lyle Simpson survived a grizzly attack when used a martial arts kick to the bear’s face near the Whispering Pines Bible camp in Alberta.
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3rd Dog Rescue in 4 Years in Hood’s Zig Zag Canyon

KOIN reports the 3rd incident in for years where a dog had to be rescued in Zig Zag Canyon on Mount Hood.
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2nd Snakebite in 2 Weeks for Roped Climber in Shawangunks

The Daily Freeman reports a roped climber was was bitten by a snake in the Trapps Cliff area of the Mohonk Preserve in the Shawangunks.
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Grizzly Attacks Off Trail Woman at Savage River in Denali

Grizzly The Anchorage Daily News reports Joanne Saunders, 52, suffered a broken nose and ripped leg after being attacked by a grizzly in Savage River area of Denali
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