Game and Fish: Bear charges hiker in Santa Ritas - Tucson News Now

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Game and Fish: Bear charges hiker in Santa Ritas

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MADERA CANYON, AZ -

People in Madera Canyon are being cautioned to be on the lookout for bears after a hiker reported an encounter on Sunday, Sept. 3.

According to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the hiker was charged by a bear about 2 miles up the Super Trail in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.

The encounter happened at about 7 a.m.

The bear was described as young and light-colored.

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