Richard P. Smith
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Bears Attacks/Black Bear

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Grizzly bear on the ground next to Game Warden Lou Kis as truck continues to move forward. Tenth image in sequence.
Location: Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0014.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
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Grizzly bear and warden begin to regain their feet. As Warden Kis stands, he is also reaching for his handgun. Eleventh image in sequence.
Location: Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0015.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
Comments: Driver of the truck I was in started toward the bear and warden after this image was exposed. I had to grab the bed of the truck to maintain balance as the truck moved and was forced to stop photographing. The bear grabbed Kis by a leg and he killed it with his handgun.
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U.S. Forest Service employee Bert Stout tends to the warden's wounds. His leg bone was fractured and he was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital. Twelveth image in sequence.
Location: Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0016.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (vertical)
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Black bear grabs a photographer's arm in its mouth.
Location: MN
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0050.jpg
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Brown black bear on car frightens woman inside.
Location: MN
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
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AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0049.jpg
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Nuisance black bear damaging screen on cabin door.
Location: MN
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0056.jpg
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Black bear attracted to a bird feeder.
Location: MI
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0053.jpg
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Black bear napping/resting on top of a car.
Location: MN
Copyright: © Richard P. Smith
AGPix ID: AGPix_rpsmith402_0055.jpg
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)