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Red Rock Canyon Open Space. 

Red Rock Canyon Open Space trails reopened Monday after officials failed to find a bear that a hiker said acted aggressively toward him and his two dogs near the Section 16 trailhead Thursday.

The hiker and his pets weren't injured, except for scratches the man incurred when he fell.

Aggressive bear being hunted in Red Rock Canyon Open Space area in Colorado Springs

CPW removed all of its traps so any other bears or other animals in the area wouldn't be inadvertently injured. 

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Jessica is a 2019 intern at The Gazette. She is a Colorado native who is currently a student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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