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Bear that Attacked Hikers Won't Be Harmed

A bear that attacked two hikers in the Gallatin National Forest last Friday will not be relocated or killed as a result of the attack.

5/7/2011

According to wildlife officials, a bear that attacked two hikers in the Gallatin National Forest last Friday will not be relocated or killed as a result of the attack. Officials would have no way of identifying which bear was responsible for the attack.

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3 Responses to Bear that Attacked Hikers Won't Be Harmed

Left Coast Chuck wrote:
April 13, 2012

Bill, I hope you will run interference for the next person who is attacked by a bear. I like my position at the top of the food chain and will fight to maintain it.

Gramma Kim wrote:
June 02, 2011

People are animals. It's only natural for us, too. You can close off large areas from human activity and what you get is animals without fear of humans who come into the areas set aside for humans. There is a group of people who want to enact policies that will cause the extinction or severe reduction of the human species. I say, "Fine. You first."

Bill Bethell wrote:
May 19, 2011

That's just a bear being a bear. I'm pretty tired of animals getting killed for doing what comes natural.