Onlookers watched in horror from the chairlift above, attempting to warn the man of the danger on a slope in Predeal, Romania.
Eyewitnesses said the bear was wandering around and eating from birdfeeders. It has now been taken to a rehabilitation center.
The bear, known as Jambolina, was forced to perform in a circus for 11 years.
Christmas displays in a Virginia neighborhood have been targeted by an unknown vandal.
Wildlife officials later found the female bear and euthanized the animal, taking her two cubs into their possesion.
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"If that bear would have gotten in the house, it probably would have been all over for us," Sid Lebarron said.
A woman made the gruesome discovery near Foresthill, around 50 miles northeast of Sacramento.
"Once she grabbed me it was like a car wreck it happened so quick," the hunter Ronnie Dalton said.
The annual week-long celebration is a March Madness bracket-style tournament, honoring the animals as they get ready to hibernate for the winter.
Sayers only played for seven years, but was a celebrated player in his time on the field for the Chicago Bears.
An investigation into the attack is now underway, the National Park Service has said.
The real word that meant "bear" has been lost by most languages.
An Alaska man was found dead on a trail 45 minutes by foot from his house, authorities confirm it was a brown bear attack and are further investigating the scene
Wife saves husband from grizzly bear attack one mile from their home in Montana. The man is being treated in hospital for non-life-threatening injuries
I was in the Alaskan Peninsula, shooting photos on the opposite river bank to my guide. There was a mom with one cub and a fairly big male bear nearby and all of a sudden, all three bears are going bananas and I'm literally triangulated right in the middle of them.
The 72-year-old man managed to walk a mile home to seek medical attention after the attack on private timberland west of Creswell.
Canada's Great Bear Rainforest is the largest, most intact coastal temperate rainforest left on Earth and also home to the rare white Kermode Bear, of which there are less than 400 left.
A bear was spotted suddenly climbing onto the trunk of car on a roadway heading to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
Wildlife officials say that the break-ins were unusual because there were no smelly items, such as food or trash, in the cars.
The attack took place along the 33-mile long Chilkoot Trail, which crosses through the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park into Canada.
Black bear sightings are becoming increasingly common in Connecticut as the animal's population grows.
The teen was camping at a site near the Colorado River in Utah, the state Division of Wildlife Resources said.
"It was so much pain and weirdness, I could feel the hot blood. I'm being rag-dolled, suspended by my flank by a bear carrying me, Colin Dowler said.
Local authorities believe the bear is a danger to public safety, but animal lovers raced to defend the creature on Twitter.
"The poor bear was euthanized for no reason. (Except that we don't have a wall on our border)," Coulter tweeted.