Oct 10, 2003

Wildlife author killed, eaten by bears he loved
KATMAI: Many had warned Treadwell that his encounters with browns were too close.
A California author and filmmaker who became famous for trekking to Alaska's remote Katmai coast to commune with brown bears has fallen victim to the teeth and claws of the wild animals he loved.
TIMOTHY TREADWELL'S Web site, with photos of Alaska bears, is at www.grizzlypeople.com/