Deadly School Shooting In Parkland COMPLETE COVERAGEPHOTOS

LONGWOOD (CBSMiami) – A Longwood woman who was walking her dog got a shock Friday when a bear confronted her and bit her on the butt. The dog and the bear are fine, but she has a puncture wound where she sits.

Wildlife officials said the confrontation happened “in the middle of bear world.” Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Joy Hill the area is close to the Wekiva River, which Hill says is right on the edge of a state forest that was once bear habitat.

The 57-year-old woman was walking her dog near a trash bin when she was bitten in the buttocks. Hill says the victim is “going to be fine.”


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Miami

Get Your Daily DoseHere's some good news just for you.
Weather Forecast 24/7Check for current temps and what to expect throughout the day

Watch & Listen LIVE