According to the New Mexico’s Department of Game and Fish’s press release [full text after the jump], “conservation officers are searching for a bear that attacked a 60-year-old man from Missouri who was elk hunting Thursday afternoon west of Wagon Mound.” The hunter snapped the photo above – despite the sow’s anti-papparazzi protestations. The bear then chased the sneaky photog up a tree. WAY up. Fearing for his life, the hunter fired a warning shot and “four other shots.” To no avail; the bear munched on his foot. Hmmm. I wonder what he’d say about caliber now, and why The Land of Enchantment’s DoGF’s bear aversion advice doesn’t include the words “high caliber” . . .
New Mexico -(Ammoland.com)- Department of Game and Fish conservation officers are searching for a bear that attacked a 60-year-old man from Missouri who was elk hunting Thursday afternoon west of Wagon Mound.
The hunter climbed a tree to try to escape the attacking bear, but received bites to his foot through his boot when the bear climbed up after him. He was taken to the Alta Vista Hospital in Las Vegas, N.M., where he was treated …read more
Source:: Truth About Guns