Backpacker Mauled to Death by Grizzly Bear in Alaska National Park

August 27, 2012 Updated Aug 27, 2012 at 1:44 PM EDT

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Backpacker Mauled to Death by Grizzly Bear in Alaska National Park

August 27, 2012 Updated Aug 27, 2012 at 1:44 PM EDT

A fatal bear attack in Alaska last Friday.

According to the Anchorage Daily News, a 49-year-old backpacker from California was mauled to death by a grizzly bear in Alaska's Denali National Park. The backpacker was reportedly taking pictures of the bear just before the attack, according to the Anchorage Daily News report.

 Read the Anchorage Daily News story HERE.