“There’s absolutely discussion now .. saying, ‘Hey, maybe things have changed to the point that we need this, and how do we do that?’” said an official.
Sarah Dietl watched her Shih Tzu chase a bear cub up a tree only for its mother to emerge and maul her hand, head and torso. Dietl's scalp needed 15 staples.
Both men were hospitalized with serious injuries after they were mauled by the bear during a hunting excursion in Wyoming.
The quirky bear advice also reminds hikers that bruins like to be left alone: "Don't we all?"
The man and the bear were "doing fine," the circus manager said after the animal was kicked and subdued with a stun gun.
The man shot the bear with a bow and arrow, then attempted to recover the carcass too soon, authorities said.
"I don't blame the shark, I don't blame the bear, and I don't blame the rattlesnake," the victim said.
“The crunching noise, I guess, was the teeth scraping against the skull as it dug in,” the 19-year-old said.
Runner Patrick Cooper phoned his brother as the animal chased him.