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Do black, brown/grizzly or polar bears ever prey on humans?

TLDR: While rare, it definitely happens. In fact the majority of people killed by black bears in North America were killed by aggressive bears not by say surprised bears or mothers defending their ...
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Are grizzly bears attracted by human urine?

TLDR: Yes A bear’s sense of smell is seven times stronger than a bloodhound. If you’ve ever smelled coffee, alcohol, or yesterday’s beetroot salad in your urine, bears can smell every donut and drip ...
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What is the minimum caliber of handgun that would stop a grizzly bear?

Bryce Towsley has this story to tell us about a grizzly attack: Shortly before I arrived in one northern Alaska camp, a couple of packers were rushing to beat the failing light. Covered with blood ...
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