What is it about the small Utah bear population and Utahans?
Man, 78, mauled by bear. “The man is recovering; the animal was shot and killed.” By Brett Prettyman. The Salt Lake Tribune.
Earlier Utah bear stories posted here:
- Aug. 5, 2009. Utahans killing bears at record rates
- June 18, 2007. Utah black bear rips open tent, carries off boy in sleeping bag, kills.
Earlier stories this year:
- July 3, 2009. Bountiful rain means bears in Utah have plenty of food. Encounters » Humans should be alert in bear country. By Brett Prettyman. The Salt Lake Tribune
- Feb. 8, 2009. U.S, Utah Judges Differ in Fatal Bear Attack Case. By Matthew Heller. On Point.