Harrowing 1994 polar bear attack relived in newly released footage

Blinky claims shoe of woman the polar bear mauled.

Newly uploaded footage from the Associated Press Archive relives a harrowing 1994 scene in which a popular Alaska Zoo polar bear named Blinky grabs and badly injures an Australian tourist who had climbed two protective fences for a better photo opportunity.

In the footage Kathryn Warburton, from Australia, is hidden from view and trapped on the ground by Blinky as bystanders beat at the bear to try to drive it back, so they could pull


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