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Camper Needs 18 Stitches After Close Encounter With Bear In Angeles National Forest
Authorities are on the search for bear after a camper in Angeles National Forest was injured in a close encounter.
Early Saturday morning, around 2 a.m., a 120-pound bear tried to get into a tent in the Millard Campground, according to officials with the Altadena Sheriff's Station. While the animal ultimately ran away, the camper was scratched in his forehead by the bear and needed 18 stitches to close the wound.
Millard Campground, above Altadena, is now closed for the next few days as authorities search for the bear. Officials plan on relocating the animal once it has been trapped. According to ABC 7, DNA evidence on the tent will be used to ensure they have a proper match.
The camper is expected to make a full recovery.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
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Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.