An amazing number of black bear attacks within a few days. Here's the latest, from Washington state:
Black Bear Sought In Attack Near Colville WA:
"A 36-year-old woman was attacked by a black bear while she was jogging in the late morning on a trail between Thomas and Gillette lakes, 17 miles northeast of Colville on the Colville National Forest. She dropped to the ground into a protective fetal position and the bear batted at her and then left the area. Later in the day she was treated and released at Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville."