Forest Service warns public of injured bear By ARCHERY HUNTER near West Yellowstone
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The U.S. Forest Service is warning visitors of an injured bear near the Johnson Lake trailhead and is urging people heading to the area to take precautions.
A Forest Service news release said the bear was injured in an encounter with an archery hunter on Tuesday. The agency is unsure whether it is a grizzly or a black bear.
Officials have posted warning signs at several sites in the area. No trails or areas have been closed.
Visitors are being asked to avoid hiking or hunting alone, to make noise, be aware of their surroundings and carry bear spray.
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