He Woke Up To A Bear Chewing His WHAT?

Written by Gayne Young on October 10, 2015

By Gayne C. Young

Talk about a nightmare.

Except all too real.

Deep in the Idaho wilderness…around 2 a.m.

Stephen Vouch, 29, was sleeping soundly when he felt a tugging at his head.

He awoke to find a bear chewing on his hair.

He screamed.

And according to the Idaho Fish and Game alerted, “the other members of his party, one of which shot the bear at close range with a .45 caliber handgun. The wounded bear backed away then climbed a nearby tree. After collecting himself, Vouch shot and killed the wounded bear. He was given first aid and he and the other members of his group rafted downriver then flew out of the wilderness area on Sunday, October 4.”

Hear Vouch’s account below



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