from what i remember bears only eat rotten meat. thats why they leave you alone when they think you are dead. but yeah black bears are dangerous.dhilsabeck wrote:Oddly enough that's pretty much the recommended practice when getting attacked by brown bears. Play dead and hope it just chews on you a little and then leaves you alone when it doesn't see you as a threat (or food). However if you do fight back or run you're very very screwed. Your ability to remain insanely calm can literally be the difference between life and death at that point.
On the other hand you're supposed to fight like hell when you get attacked by a black bear.
You can all thank me later.
could be wrong and too lazy to google