Black Bear Jumps on Camper's Tent, Attacks Him

Black Bear Jumps on Camper's Tent, Attacks Him

September 17, 2012 Updated Sep 17, 2012 at 6:29 PM EDT

A scary situation for a man camping in Montana.

According to a report from the Great Falls Tribune, a black bear jumped on a camper's tent last Friday and mauled a man inside. The man used bear pepper spray to fend off the 5-year-old bear, which was later shot and killed by wildlife officials, according to the Great Falls Tribune report.

The man is recovering from his injuries, according to the Great Falls Tribune report.

Read the Great Falls Tribune report HERE.




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