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A black bear has caused serious injury to a resident of the American city of Yucaipa, California, who shot from a bow. About it reports the local edition of the News Mirror.
Three hunters went to the forest with bows and hunted down the predator, weighing about 135 pounds. One of them shot him with an arrow and then ran up to the fallen beast. Bear was alive and rushed at the man.
Hunter was taken to the hospital with serious injuries on the torso, arms and face, reports the Los Angeles Times. The animal died from his injuries.
One of the companions of the victim said that he was an experienced hunter, and paid for its mistake, writes ABC 7. According to him, ought not to approach the bear so soon, without making sure that he was dead.
Black bear (baribal) — the most common in North America. The adult male reaches a length of 1.4-2 metres and weigh up to 360 kilograms. Representatives of this species rarely attack humans.
On 21 August it was reported that a black bear got into the house of an older resident of the U.S. state of new Hampshire. When the woman stumbled on the animal, it struck her with his face. In the result the victim lost an eye and received other injuries.
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