Within the 40 years because the nation’s largest park was established, a bear mauling fatality has by no means been recorded till now, NPS mentioned. The company urged guests to be cautious.
“Guests are inspired to be Bear Conscious when touring within the backcountry and take precautions equivalent to carrying bear spray and utilizing Bear Resistant Meals Containers,” NPS wrote in a information launch on Tuesday.
Sometimes, in accordance with the NPS, bears will transfer away from people in the event that they see or hear them coming.
Bear assaults are uncommon — but when attacked by grizzly bear, the NPS recommends individuals play useless by laying flat on their stomachs with their legs unfold out.