It’s Only a Bear

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Heil-Smith had been on the phone at the time with her friend, Debby Nelson. The phone was knocked out of her hand during the attack. But instead of yelling for help, Heil-Smith was yelling, “It’s only a bear” to avoid scaring her friend.”

The article gives the advice thats it’s worth putting up a fight against a black bear, but with grizzly bears the trick is to immediately play dead.

Link: Woman fends off bear attack in her own garage