Hunter bitten in head by bear on first day of Swedish cull

Hunter bitten in head by bear on first day of Swedish cull

A hunter who was bitten in the head on the first day of Sweden's annual bear hunt now faces potential charges for hunting crimes, a Swedish prosecutor has told The Local.

Swedish hunters shoot nearly 50 bears as annual hunt begins

Swedish hunters shoot nearly 50 bears as annual hunt begins

Swedish man survives bear attack

Swedish man survives bear attack

Swedish couple film bear attacking full-grown elk

Swedish couple film bear attacking full-grown elk

WATCH: Hidden cameras reveal secret lives of bear family in Sweden

WATCH: Hidden cameras reveal secret lives of bear family in Sweden

Swedish hunter attacked by bear

Swedish hunter attacked by bear

Zookeeper, 19, dies in bear attack at Swedish wildlife park

Zookeeper, 19, dies in bear attack at Swedish wildlife park

Swedish woman bumps into bear near pub

Swedish woman bumps into bear near pub

Bear family just hanging out on Swedish golf course

Bear family just hanging out on Swedish golf course

Mother bears use ‘human shields’ against killer males

Mother bears use ‘human shields’ against killer males

Shocking moment bear kills elk baby as mum watches

Shocking moment bear kills elk baby as mum watches

WATCH: Bear chases elk down snowy Swedish road

WATCH: Bear chases elk down snowy Swedish road

The Swedish bear quadruplets that will make you go ‘awww’

The Swedish bear quadruplets that will make you go ‘awww’

Roaming bear shot dead in Swedish village

Roaming bear shot dead in Swedish village

Lucky escape for Swedes after ‘dead’ bear attacks

Lucky escape for Swedes after ‘dead’ bear attacks

Swedish man’s roar sees off charging bear

Swedish man’s roar sees off charging bear

Sweden’s brown bear population is at risk

Sweden’s brown bear population is at risk

Sweden broadcasts baby bear births live online

Sweden broadcasts baby bear births live online

Violent elk put down after attack on woman

Violent elk put down after attack on woman

Swedish elk hunter attacked by bear

Swedish elk hunter attacked by bear

Gothenburg police called after bear sighting

Gothenburg police called after bear sighting

Swedish woman attacked by bear

Swedish woman attacked by bear

Swede mauled in bear hunt gone wrong

Swede mauled in bear hunt gone wrong

Bear and cubs killed after pensioner attack

Bear and cubs killed after pensioner attack

‘Bear scare’ leaves Swedish hunters cowed

‘Bear scare’ leaves Swedish hunters cowed

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Hunter injured by bear

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Filmmaker tells of Russia bear attack

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Police kill bear after village worries

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Bear kills elk hunter

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Hunter shoots killer bear

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Bear attacks pair of hunters

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Ranger kills aggressive bear

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Man badly injured in bear attack

Bear cubs make their debut at Skansen zoo

Bear cubs make their debut at Skansen zoo

‘Bear attack was state’s responsibility’

‘Bear attack was state’s responsibility’

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Man attacked by bear in northern Sweden

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Hunter attacked by bear in northern Sweden

Swedish park offers new home to superstar German polar bear

Swedish park offers new home to superstar German polar bear

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Bear attacks elk at kids’ playground

Beekeepers demand protection from honey-loving bears

Beekeepers demand protection from honey-loving bears

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Wounded bear attacks hunter

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Bear cubs put down after poacher attack

Researcher mauled by ‘sleeping’ bear

Researcher mauled by ‘sleeping’ bear

Bear family frightens peeing 11-year-old tourist

Bear family frightens peeing 11-year-old tourist

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Swedish boy mauled by bear

Fears grow for abandoned bear cubs

Fears grow for abandoned bear cubs

Mauling victim pleaded for put-down cubs

Mauling victim pleaded for put-down cubs

New cruel bear trap found in Swedish woods

New cruel bear trap found in Swedish woods

Honey-craving bear attacks beehives

Honey-craving bear attacks beehives

Bear hunting season opens in Sweden

Bear hunting season opens in Sweden

Bear attack was ‘like a slaughterhouse’

Bear attack was ‘like a slaughterhouse’

Bear set for Swedish zoo gets ‘cold feet’ and flees

Bear set for Swedish zoo gets ‘cold feet’ and flees

Swedish farmer shoots and kills cow-eating bear

Swedish farmer shoots and kills cow-eating bear

Swedish man reports ‘unprovoked’ bear attack

Swedish man reports ‘unprovoked’ bear attack

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Swedish police: bear attack was a hoax

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Swedish police in ‘bear attack hoax’ retreat

‘Police shamed me’: angry ‘bear’ attack victim

‘Police shamed me’: angry ‘bear’ attack victim

Brave dad chases bear away from curious kids

Brave dad chases bear away from curious kids

Peeing Swede filmed in shock bear encounter

Peeing Swede filmed in shock bear encounter

Belarus accuses Swedish envoy of collaboration

Belarus accuses Swedish envoy of collaboration

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Hunter, dog survive wild bear chase drama

‘It was me or the bear’: Swedish hunter

‘It was me or the bear’: Swedish hunter

Swedish man mauled in brutal bear attack

Swedish man mauled in brutal bear attack