When Jessica Gamboa, a Sacramento native, came across a bear cub while running behind her husband on a trail in Alaska, her immediate thought was: “Where is the mama bear?”
Turns out, right behind her.
“I put my back maybe towards her like, ‘Really I’m sorry,'” Gamboa said. But it was too late.
Almost instantly, the huge mother brown bear was biting and slashing at her — picking her up by the thigh.
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