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Bear Bites Woman In Rear End As She Walks Her Dog

MSNBC.COM - Ouch! A woman walking her dog near an apartment complex in Longwood, Fla., early Friday morning was bitten in the rear end by a bear.

An official told the Orlando Sentinel that the woman was taken to a nearby hospital after the incident, which took place northeast of Orlando, the home of Disney World.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Joy Hill said the attack happened at about 7 a.m. outside an apartment complex on Sable Lake Drive.

The woman was taken to Florida Hospital-Altamonte in Altamonte Springs with four puncture wounds, the paper reported.

Hill told the Sentinel that officers are setting traps for bear, which will be euthanized if it is caught. Florida black bears, which are a sub-species, are listed as a threatened by the state's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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