A mama bear and cubs tracked nearby were euthanized out of an "abundance of caution," said a wildlife official.
Runner Patrick Cooper phoned his brother as the animal chased him.
The deer population has declined sharply, and there's no clear reason why.
Breaking News: Obama Administration Grounds Aerial Hunting, Other Inhumane Predator-Killing Practices On Refuges In Alaska
I'm delighted to report that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has followed the National Park Service in prohibiting some of the most wanton and misguided methods utilized to slaughter grizzly bears, black bears, wolves, and coyotes on our public lands in Alaska
The animal risked suffocating to death.
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