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#292854 - 08/01/19 10:13 PM Black Bear Attack Stopped WA state
clearwater Offline
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Registered: 03/19/05
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There is reason those who hike in NE WA and Idaho carry some sort of self defense tool.

On 25 June 2019, a black bear charged a man, chased his dog, then pursued him up a tree until he shot and killed it with a pistol."

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#292855 - 08/01/19 10:50 PM Re: Black Bear Attack Stopped WA state [Re: clearwater]
DaveL Offline
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Registered: 10/03/18
Posts: 22
Sounds like the best outcome , he must have been a heck of a tree climber.

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#292856 - 08/02/19 06:17 AM Re: Black Bear Attack Stopped WA state [Re: clearwater]
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Loc: Big Sky Country
If you're in a tree climbing contest with a black bear you're having a bad day! Glad he had a sidearm with him.
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