Growling grizzly bear
Growling grizzly bear (mackenzie and john/Flickr)

Grizzly Bear Charges Group in Yellowstone

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Growling grizzly bear

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Two people were injured Thursday when a grizzly bear charged a group of hikers in Yellowstone National Park. Four hikers had traveled a few miles down a trail when they spotted a young grizzly bear. A sow grizzly then appeared and charged the group.

Two of the hikers were able to use their bear spray, and both bears fled, the Associated Press reports.

While all four hikers were able to walk out to the trailhead under their own power, one person was taken to the hospital to be treated for bite and claw wounds.

Fatal bear attacks are uncommon. Read how one man narrowly avoided death.

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021
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Lead Photo: mackenzie and john/Flickr

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