WATER VALLEY, Alta. – One individual is useless after what’s believed to be a bear assault northwest of Calgary.
Alberta Fish and Wildlife says in a Fb publish Mounties have been referred to as in regards to the assault on non-public land close to Water Valley, simply off Freeway 22, round 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night time.
Officers say the individual had gone for a stroll on their property and was discovered useless on one of many trails.
Traps have been arrange within the space and a grizzly was seen together with her cub within the neighborhood.
The bear was exhibiting aggressive behaviour.
“This can be very necessary for residents within the Water Valley space to take precautions and be vigilant when they’re exterior, even on their very own properties. If spending time exterior, we advocate bringing deterrents, reminiscent of bear spray, and travelling in teams,” mentioned Fish and Wildlife in a press release.
When you encounter a bear, officers say to not run, keep calm, and slowly again away.
Fish and Wildlife additionally says to hold bear spray in case you’ll be in an space the place bears are anticipated to be.
Lower than a month in the past, a College of Calgary professor was killed by a bear close to his house in Waiparous.
-with recordsdata from Craig Lester