Black bear bites 10-year-old girl in North Vancouver park

Jul 25 2020, 6:31 pm

A 10-year-old girl was taken to hospital Friday afternoon after being bitten by a black bear in a North Vancouver park.

The BC Conservation Officer Service said on Facebook that the girl was walking with her family along the Rice Lake Loop when they encountered the bear around 3 pm.

A bystander helped scare the bear away, and luckily no one else was hurt. The girl was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the BC COS said.

Their Predator Attack team is searching for the bear, and the park is closed to the public until further notice.

A 10-year-old girl was bitten on the leg by a bear at Rice Lake Park in North Vancouver. The girl was walking along the…

Posted by Conservation Officer Service on Friday, July 24, 2020



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