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Charged: Be Prepared for Bear Attacks

What you do next may be a life-or-death decision.

Charged: Be Prepared for Bear Attacks

(Lynn Bystrom |

Anyone who has knowingly trekked through grizzly country has asked the question, either out loud or in quiet internal moments of fear or apprehension, “Am I really ready for a bear attack?”

It’s no secret that grizzly bear attacks are some of the most dramatic examples of all human-wildlife conflicts. They invade our collective consciousness with flashes of the age-old struggle between us and the wild unknown. Accounts of attacks are almost always front-page news and often go viral in a world that leans on the sensational and gory aspects of these tales to capture our attention.

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