A member of the search party looking for the man was also mauled during their search by the bear.
Another man from Bella Coola, British Columbia was mauled by a bear outside his home. The man sustained major injuries to his head and other parts of his body but survived after driving himself to a nearby hospital.
As for Cotter, he took the whole episode in stride. “This car will forever be known as the bear Cobra.”
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