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Turkey Hunter Charged by Grizzly Bear at 10 Yards

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Stumbling onto a sow bear with cubs is every hunter’s nightmare and doubly so when the bruin is a grizzly.  Here’s one man’s harrowing tale…

A man traveling near Kalispell, Montana came upon an unwelcome sight when he discovered a deer carcass while turkey hunting last Saturday. According to the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, an adult female grizzly and two yearlings were in the area feeding on the deer. They had moved some distance away when the hunter approached, but reportedly the adult bear charged the hunter at close range. The man then discharged his shotgun towards the grizzly from about 10 yards away… Outdoor Hub.com