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Bear Injures Two in YNP

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Yellowstone National Park officials say two people were treated for injuries after a backcountry bear encounter Thursday morning.

A group of four people was a few miles down the Cygnet Lakes Trail, southwest of Canyon Village, when they saw an approaching grizzly bear cub around 11:30 Thursday morning.  A sow grizzly then appeared and charged the group.  

Two of the hikers discharged bear spray and the sow and cub left the area.  One person was treated at the trailhead for injuries, while another was transported to an area hospital with bite and claw wounds.

We'll have more on this developing story on the FOX MONTANA NEWS @ NINE

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