Authorities in northwest Wyoming are reported to have shot dead a fearful bear that killed an elderly hiker near Yellowstone National Park in north-west Wyoming, last week.
Erwin Frank Evert, 70, was reported as found dead. The body was on recovered on Thursday in the Kitty Creek area, about 7 miles east of Yellowstone, a popular U.S. tourist spot, well-known for its Old Faithful Geyser.
The matter was uncovered after test showed that genetic material found on Evert matched the bear’s blood, posted, Chris Servheen, grizzly bear coordinator for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.