Bear horror: Man loses eye in villagers’ forest foraging encounter

A man lost his eye when a gaggle of villagers in Chanthaburi province have been attacked by three large bears whereas foraging for forest produce. The incident, which occurred round 2.30pm yesterday, left Uthai, a forty one yr old man, significantly injured with deep facial lacerations and his proper eyeball lacking. Multiple authorities collaborated to trek five hours to rescue the sufferer and transport him to the hospital.
The villagers had been foraging Soi Dao Mountain, located throughout the Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary near Khao Kitchakut National Park, seeking wild elephants. They stumbled upon the bears whereas pausing to assemble forest goods alongside the best way. The different two individuals managed to flee and inform authorities.
It took the rescue team over four hours to achieve the injured man, who might nonetheless communicate regardless of his severe injuries. After administering first help, the group transported Uthai downhill and initially to a close-by hospital. Due to the severity of his situation, he was later transferred to Phra Pok Klao Chanthaburi Hospital for nearer monitoring.
His condition is serious however he’s in secure condition.
In May, a sun bear wandered out of the forest and into a village in Chaiyaphum province in northeast Thailand. It took rescue staff five hours to trap the wild animal.
Residents of Ban Huai Ruam village in Moo 2, Wang Thong subdistrict, Phakdi Chumphon district reported that a solar bear (“bear-dog” in Thai language) had strayed out of the Phaya Fo Mountain Range and into the community.
Eye-opening from the Phakdi Chumphon Wildlife Sanctuary and volunteers from the Hook 31 Rescue Foundation hurried to the scene with bear-catching tools..

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