A 9-year-old boy is recovering after officers mentioned he was attacked by a bear whereas looking in Alaska.
The assault occurred Tuesday because the boy and an grownup had been looking in Palmer Hay Flats, which is north of Anchorage, Alaska State Troopers mentioned in an announcement.
The boy was taken to a hospital and was in truthful situation, state troopers mentioned. The grownup shot and killed the bear through the assault.
State troopers and wildlife officers had been known as at 6:37 p.m. in regards to the assault.
Investigators say the pair had been looking within the Palmer Hay Flats after they got here throughout the brown bear, which attacked the boy.
The bear was with a cub, NBC affiliate KTUU of Anchorage reported, citing troopers.
Officers on the bottom and in a helicopter regarded for the cub however didn’t discover it, Todd Rinaldi, regional administration coordinator for the Alaska Division of Fish and Recreation, informed the station.