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Grizzly bear attacks hunter in Alaska

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Sep 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-12 15:09:24-04

A grizzly bear attacked a 39-year-old hunter in Alaska on Wednesday.

According to the National Park Service, Jason Long was alone when a female bear attacked him.

The Park Service said the bear appeared to be protecting two cubs that were nearby.

Long used a device to call for help, which triggered an Air National Guard rescue mission, the Park Service said.

A pararescue team found Long, who was taken to the Providence Alaska Medical Center.

The Parks Service said he was stable upon last check.

There are no plans to find the bear because it was acting naturally by protecting its young, the Park Service said.