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Another study verifies bear spray beats guns

Bear spray canister: recommended equipment for recreating in bear country. (Colin Mulvany)
Bear spray canister: recommended equipment for recreating in bear country. (Colin Mulvany)

WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS — A Brigham Young University study has supported previous research indicating that bear spray is a more effective deterrant to a grizzly bear attack than a gun.

See the story about the research in the Billings Gazette.

See my story package on the use of bear spray plus a video on how to use bear spray effectively.




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