A 39-year-old Colorado woman was killed in a bear attack Friday.
The unidentified Durango resident was strolling along with her canine when she was attacked by the animal, parks officers mentioned.
Her physique was discovered by her boyfriend off of a freeway close to Trimble Friday night time, in response to authorities. He made the grim discovery after coming house to search out the canine exterior their house and the woman lacking, in response to the discharge.
“Officers responded and noticed indicators of consumption on the physique and an abundance of bear scat and hair on the scene,” the discharge acknowledged.
A canine search crew discovered a feminine bear with two yearlings close by, officers mentioned.
The animals had been euthanized, in response to Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
“Bear assaults are extraordinarily uncommon,” mentioned Cory Chick, CPW Southwest Area supervisor.
“It is a tragic occasion and a tragic reminder that bears are wild and doubtlessly harmful. Out of an abundance of warning, the bears had been eliminated for public security. We ask the general public to report any encounter with an aggressive bear to CPW.”