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Bear spray: Todd Orr incident analysis 2016

Todd John Orr was hunting in Montana’s Madison Valley on Oct. 1, 2016 when he encountered a female grizzly bear that was with her two cubs. Despite Orr’s efforts to avoid the bear and then utilize bear spray, he was mauled not once but twice. This is a synopsis describing bear awareness advocate Chuck Bartlebaugh’s discussion with Orr regarding his experience and the effectiveness of bear spray in deterring attacks.


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Tags:backpacking, bear attacks, bears, bear spray, grizzly bear, grizzly bear attack, hiking, hunting, outdoors

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