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Yelling, Running Triggered Grizzly Attack

Couple's behavior made situation worse, report concludes

(Newser) - A California couple attacked by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park made things worse by running and screaming, officials say. A female bear killed Brian Matayoshi , 57, two months ago after he and his wife encountered the animal and her cubs on a trail. "What possibly began as... More »

Grizzly Victim: Playing Dead Saved My Life

'It started to shake me'

(Newser) - Canadian camper Deb Freele woke in her tent pitched near Yellowstone to feel a grizzly bear's teeth crunch into her forearm—and it only got worse from there. "It was behind me, and I screamed. I couldn't help it —it's kind of like somebody else was screaming,"... More »

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