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[pct-l] Don't use a tarp in bear country <g>

This guy did, and look what happened!


  Bear kills Alaska camper

  JUNEAU, Alaska -- A bear killed and partly ate a man at a campground
  several miles from a bear-viewing area.

  The body of George Tullos, 41, of Ketchikan, was found Saturday at the Run
  Amuck campground near Hyder, a community along the Canadian border
  about 75 miles from Ketchikan. The attack apparently happened late Friday.

  Bruce Bartley, a spokesman for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game,
  said yesterday that he could recall only three cases of bears attacking 
  and eating them in the past 20 years.

  Tullos was apparently alone at the campground, sleeping outdoors with only a
  tarpaulin for shelter, a quarter-mile from the city dump and about three 
  from a bear-viewing platform operated by the U.S. Forest Service.

  Associated Press

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