A man escaped a bloody encounter with a grizzly by shoving his arm down the creature's throat.
Thanks to his trusty knife, a Minnesota hunter is lucky to be alive today after fending off a bear that attacked him three times. Brandon Johnson said he and his friends waited four hours, then went off to track a huge bear that his friend believed he had shot.
Investigators say a bear that killed a Rutgers University student was unprovoked and was behaving in “a predatory manner” ahead of the attack.
A Russian fisherman is proclaiming that Justin Bieber saved his life. The 42-year-old man, Igor Vorozhbitsyn, claims he was on his way to go fishing in northern Russia when he was mauled by a brown bear. That's when his cell phone rang and, of course, the burly fisherman had his ring tone set to Justin Bieber's 2010 hit "Baby."
Trace Gallagher updated us this afternoon on a horrific bear attack that occurred in central Florida. The victim, Terri Frana, was mauled outside her home when she came upon a group of bears rummaging through her trash cans. One of the bears mauled her, dragging her toward the woods by her head. At that point, Frana said all she could think to do was pray.
A Pennsylvania teen was attacked by a bear while hunting, causing injuries so severe that she almost lost her ear. Following the attack, PETA wrote her a letter, saying, “This seems to be a good opportunity to put yourself in the place of the individuals you and the rest of your hunting party were trying to kill. As terrifying as it must have been to be attacked by a bear, please consider the frightening and painful experiences that hunters set out to impose upon animals.”
A Florida woman was walking her two dogs when she was attacked by a bear.
Twelve-year-old Abby Weatherell is recovering after being mauled by a black bear while out for a routine morning jog in the Michigan woods. Abby told Fox and Friends' Steve Doocy on Tuesday that even though she knew for a fact she couldn't outrun the wild animal, she still tried. That's when it "took her down with its paw," and she proceeded to try a tactic that experts say is the worst thing she could have done. But in the end, it saved her life.
A 12-year-old girl survived a bear attack by playing dead. Abby Wetherell went out for a jog when she was attacked twice on the trail by a bear in Cadillac, Michigan last week. She spoke to Shepard Smith by phone on Studio B today.
Reporter Julie Tremmel from the NBC affiliate in Providence, Rhode Island created this unforgettable news package for viewers with tips on how to react to a bear encounter.