A hunter has been injured after being attacked by a bear in Grand
Teton National Park.
Officials said Sunday the 32-year-old Jackson man followed safety
recommendations for handling such an encounter, including carrying
bear spray and dropping to the ground and covering his head. The
hunter did not fire any shots at the bear and he had not killed any
Park rangers say warning signs have been placed in the area.
Authorities are investigating the incident, but say many details
remain unclear, including what species of bear was involved or
whether this was a defensive or predatory encounter.
Officials have not released the hunter's name, and say it is too
early to tell the extent of his injuries.
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