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Hunter attacked by bear in national park

Oct. 31, 2011 at 1:26 AM

MOOSE, Wyo., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- An elk hunter was attacked by a bear Sunday in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, park officials said.

The 32-year-old Jackson man was injured in an 11:30 a.m. encounter with an undetermined species of bear along the Snake River, KIDK-TV in Idaho Falls, Idaho, reported.

He was transported to a Jackson hospital. His condition was not known.

The hunter told rangers when he spotted the bear he dropped to the ground and covered his head. He did not fire any shots at the bruin.

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