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Food-seeking bear bites man in Gila National Forest

The Associated Press
May 28, 2018 10:21 PM

SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a man camping in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico was bitten by a bear that was drawn to the area by food that was kept in his tent.

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The bear ripped open the tent early Sunday morning in the southern portion of the forest. The man was able to get to a vehicle and drive himself to an emergency room.

The extent of his injuries is unknown. Officials say the bear hasn't yet been trapped.

Authorities have asked all campers in the area to leave. Barriers have been put up on forest roads to prevent campers from driving into the area.

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