FARMINGTON, Pa. — An employee was attacked by a Himalayan bear Saturday morning at Nemacolin Woodland Resort.
A spokesperson for the resort said the staff associate was hurt while guiding a routine safari tour.
The bear reached through a wire fence, pulled the worker toward it and bit the worker's arm. The employee was standing in between the two levels of wire fencing at the bear enclosure when the attack happened.
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The worker was stabilized by nurse and was stable and alert when airlifted from the scene to a trauma center for treament, the resort spokesperson said.
Nemacolin Woodland Resort released a statement saying:
The resort has checked the bear enclosure, and it is completely secure. The incident is under review until resort officials determine what happened.
The bear has been at Nemacolin for nine years, the resort spokeperson said.
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