CHENGDU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 9: (CHINA OUT) A black bear drinks water at the Moon Bear Rescue Centre September 9, 2006 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. Established in 2002, the center has saved about 185 bears from bear farms, where farmers milked their bile for profit and now it houses 168 bears. Financed by the AAF, Moon Bear Rescue Centre has cooperated with local governments to work towards the future of eliminating bear farming in China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
A Naples man was letting his dog out at 11pm Wednesday night when he ran straight into a 4 foot black bear. The bear immediately took a swipe at him which required 4 hours of surgery and 41 stitches. He says he’s just lucky to be alive and his dog is ok too.