A hunting guide has been killed by a bear as he tried to retrieve a client's elk carcass.
Mark Uptain was charged by two bears on Friday as he and client Corey Chubon tried to collect an elk they had shot the previous day in Teton County, Wyoming.
Mr Chubon, from Florida, suffered leg, chest and arm injuries before he was able to escape and call for help.
After a widespread search of the area, the father-of-five's body was found on Saturday.
Teton County Undersheriff Matt Carr said Mr Chubon grabbed a gun from his pack but was unable to fire a shot to save his 37-year-old guide.
'The attacking bear then spun, charged Chubon, grabbed his foot, and dragged him to the ground. He sustained injuries to his leg, chest, and arm, but was able to throw the gun to Uptain and get loose before running from the scene to phone for help,' he said in a statement.
The second bear did not attack either Mr Uptain or Mr Chubon.
Teton County Search and Rescue Coordinator and incident commander Jessica King said his body was not fed on.
Mr Chubon was treated at St John's Medical Center in Jackson.
Authorities are trying to track the bear involved, which is believed to be a grizzly.