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[pct-l] Some Details on Bear Attack
- Subject: [pct-l] Some Details on Bear Attack
- From: kevin at antelecom.net (Kevin Corcoran)
- Date: Sat Sep 4 00:13:38 2004
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. A campground in the Angeles National
Forest is closed following a bear attack.
Officials say the bear injured a 39-year-old man after he tried to
distract the animal by throwing something at it. The man was not
The man heard the animal rummaging through the family's ice chest at
about 2 a-m while camping with his wife and daughters at the Chilao
A forest spokeswoman says the man tried to distract the bear by
throwing something at it while his wife and two daughters ran for
their car. The bear swatted at the man, throwing him against a picnic
table, then turned his attention to the ice chest. The man managed to
get away while the bear was eating.
Officials say the same bear tried to enter another family's tent
about an hour earlier.