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The pictures are of a man who works for the US Forest Service in Alaska and
his trophy bear (killed in self defense).

He was out deer hunting last week when a large grizzly bear charged him from
about 50 yards away. The guy emptied his 7 mm Magnum semiautomatic rifle
into the bear and it dropped a few feet from him. The big bear was still
alive so he reloaded and shot it several times in the head.

The bear was just over one thousand six hundred pounds. It stood 12' 6" high
at the shoulder, 14' to the top of his head. It's the largest grizzly bear
ever recorded in the world.

Of course, the Alaska Fish and Wildlife Commission did not let him keep it
as a trophy, but the bear will be stuffed and mounted, and placed on display
at the Anchorage airport to remind tourists of the risks involved when in
the wild.

Based on the contents of the bears stomach, the Fish and Wildlife Commission
established the bear had killed at least two humans in the past 72 hours
including a missing hiker

The US Forest Service, backtracking from where the bear had originated,
found the hiker's 38-caliber pistol emptied. Not far from the pistol were
the remains of the hiker. The other body has not been found.

Although the hiker fired six shots and managed to hit the grizzly with four
shots (the Service ultimately found four 38 caliber slugs along with twelve
7 mm slugs inside the bear's dead body), it only wounded the bear and
probably angered it immensely.

The bear killed the hiker an estimated two days prior to the bear's own
death by the gun of the Forest Service worker.

Think about this:
If you are an average size man; You would be level with the bear's navel
when he stood upright. The bear would look you in the eye when it walked on
all fours! To give additional perspective, consider that this particular
bear, standing on its hind legs, could walk up to an average single story
house and look over the roof, or walk up to a two story house and look in
the bedroom windows. ?