SHELL LAKE — A
man who was attacked by a black bear outside a cabin in
northwestern Wisconsin is recovering at a hospital.
Department of Natural Resources says the man was attacked in his
yard near Shell Lake on Monday night. DNR carnivore specialist
David MacFarland says the man's dog apparently initiated contact
with the bear.
the man's brother came out of the cabin and shot and injured the
bear, which ran away.
County Sheriff's Department says the man was taken to a hospital
in Shell Lake. He was then airlifted to a hospital in the Twin
Cities. MacFarland says he's in stable condition.
supervisor Mike Zeckmeister says officials have set up traps for
the bear in case it returns.