Bear Attacks Man In Hot Tub

British Columbia Ministry of Natural Resources, Bear Hunting Magazine
06/04/2012

A black bear attacked a man who was soaking in his hot tub Sunday afternoon in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

The 55-year-old man was relaxing in the backyard hot tub with his back to the woods when he was struck by a blow to the head that knocked him into the tub further. When he turned around he found himself face to face with a male black bear. The man yelled at the bear and it retreated. The man went into his home and called police. The police were able to located the bear about 100 meters away and killed it.

Officials stated that an autopsy will be performed on the bear in an attempt to determine the motivation for the attack. The man was treated for cuts on the back of his head at a local hospital.



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