Grizzly Kills Man in Yellowstone

    This photo released by Yellowstone National Park shows a grizzly bear moving through the brush, June 7, 2005, in the park in Wyoming. Federal wildlife officials plan to propose that grizzly bears around Yellowstone National Park be removed from protection under the Endangered Species Act. The official in charge of the program said Thursday, June 9, 2005, there are adequate protections in place for both the bears and their habitat. (AP Photo/Yellowstone National Park, James Peaco)

    File photo of bear in 2005. (James Peaco, Yellowstone National Park / AP Photo)

    A mother grizzly bear fatally mauled a man hiking in Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday morning, according to a park spokesman. The man, whose name has not been released, was hiking with his wife when they came upon a mother bear with her cubs. Nearby hikers heard his wife call for help and dialed 911. Park officials say they’re investigating the attack but haven’t taken any actions against the bear yet. It’s the first fatal mauling at Yellowstone since 1986.

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