In Kyrgyzstan, the two bears killed a 67 sheep, but did not attack the shepherd

© Photo : Caucasian state natural biosphere reserve named after H. G. Shaposhnikovii bear. Archive photoIn Kyrgyzstan, the two bears killed a 67 sheep, but did not attack the shepherd© Photo : Caucasian state natural biosphere reserve named after H. G. Shaposhnikov

Two of the Tien-Shan bear attacked the mountain pasture in southern Kyrgyzstan killing a flock of 67 head of cattle, according to Sputnik Tajikistan.

The incident occurred last week on the jailoo (mountain pasture) Besh-Terek in the area of the natural Park «Kara Shoro» is located at the junction of two greatest mountain systems: Tien-Shan and Pamir-Alay.

«Two bears attacked the shed of a local resident Sabirjan uulu of Costarica. In the attack were killed and 67 sheep were in the fold», — stated in the message.

Witness the predators became one of the shepherds who tried to escape, but stumbled and fell, losing consciousness. The bears didn’t touch the man, but did not leave alive a single animal.

At the moment the authorities of the district take security measures and keep the public informed about the case of bear attacks on cattle. The MOE instructed about the need to drive the bears away from human settlements, noted in the media.

Tien-Shan brown bear, is the rarest subspecies of brown bear. The animal has light-colored fur, its distinctive feature is the long white claws. Tien Shan bear is listed in the Red book refers to the endangered animals. It lives in the mountains of Pamir and Tien-Shan. Is relatively small: body length 140 cm, weight up to 250 kg. However, there are very large individual.

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