The WGFD said the grizzlies — a mother and a cub — mauled hunting guide Mark Uptain on Friday in the state’s Terrace Mountain area. Uptain was with a client, Corey Chubon of Florida, who was injured but able to escape the grizzly encounter.
Chubon, who was airlifted out of the area with chest and arm injuries, told authorities he wasn’t able to fire a handgun he had in his possession but tossed it to Uptain before he escaped, the Jackson Hole Daily reported.
Officials said the two men were attacked while they were field dressing an elk they shot the day before but weren’t able to locate until Friday.
The WGFD then set traps for the bears…
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