Guide to Avoid Bear Attacks Offered by Bear-Hunting.Org
After several recent bear attack reports, Bear-Hunting.Org has decided to publish a guide on avoiding bear attacks. Noah Riddle of Bear-Hunting.Org had this to say: “We hope this guide will help educate people prevent bear attacks and if in the situation of a bear attack be able to defend themselves.
They say most bear attacks are by sows defending their cubs. Here are some tips from their guide that will be available in mid-August on their website.
1. If you're going to be in an area or situation where you have the possibility of coming across a bear you should make sure you carry a can of bear pepper spray. Keep this readily available since an attack will be sudden and sometimes without notice..
2. Do not make eye contact with a bear; this is considering threatening to them. Also to appear less threatening bend at the knees to appear smaller and turn sideways.
3. If a bear a bear happens to attack you it's vital that you protect your chest and abdominal area. You can do this by falling on the ground and assuming the fetal position. Use your hands to protect the back of your neck and try to stay still until the bear leaves