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    Wyoming Locals, Any Idea What Trailhead?

    Bear kills researcher in Wyoming

    Anyone heard Whereabouts?

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    He went in from Brooks Lake on Togwotee Pass.

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    This really stinks.
    Could be a Black Bear but I doubt it.
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    It's unfortunate that stuff like this happens and reminds me why I can't bring myself to hunt in areas where grizz inhabit! They just scare the hell out of me!!
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    It is unfortunate that this stuff happens, but it's a harsh reality that people have to deal with in that area. I'd be interested on what kind of grizz training this poor guy had before his company sent him into grizz country by himself. I'd be willing to speculate little training was involved if they sent him in alone in the first place.

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    I grew up with Grizz, in areas where conflict apparently is the worst. We need a season and we need one soon!




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    we had a truck at the trailhead last night, by noon this morning a grizzly broke through the back window and ate part of the back seat. . i deal with them constantly

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    Its too bad that people have to get killed to make other people realize that these predators are over populated and need to be managed.
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    I'm sure when the dust settles it will be found that it was not the bears fault. It was a sow simply defending her cubs, a grizzly defending a kill or a gut pile left by a hunter, the guy didn't have the proper training, bear spray, etc. We need a hunting season for the grizzlies so they can learn to respect humans and keep the bear population in check. Aggressive bears are breeding and reproducing aggressive offspring.

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    This is very sad indeed. We do need a season but what we need worse are people to carry bear spray and a shotgun into bear country to educate bears into understanding that humans are not easy pickings! Turn em with spray, keep em moving with birdshot! Its the Alaskan way and it works. This is just like our society today; passively sit and wait for something to happen then complain about nothing changing. Get proactive, get aggressive, take precautions and don't be a pussy around bears. They need to be hazed, harassed, and scared to death by every human they encounter. WE are the top of the food chain and we need to act like it. Alpha Predators rule the mountains, period.

 

 

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