Here’s something you won’t encounter in most parts of the country . . .
It was against a macabre backdrop that Saturday’s bear-mauling conference took place at Kalispell Regional Medical Center.
In front of more than 100 medical professionals, students and forest workers, several bear-mauling experts showed photos of massive wounds that people suffered from tangling with the kings of the forest.
The theme of the Association of Surgical Technologists conference was “Bear Maulings: Before and After.”