If you've ever had the irrational fear of something biting you from inside a toilet, it turns out it's not irrational at all.
“I got out there and sat down on the toilet and immediately something bit my butt right as I sat down.”
She jumped up and screamed and ran out of the outhouse.
Her brother found her with her pants down, sitting in the snow to ice her injuries.
While they knew something had bitten her, they did not think it was a bear.
“I opened the toilet seat and there’s just a bear face just right there at the level of the toilet seat, just looking right back up through the hole, right at me,” Shannon's brother told the Associated Press.
The two retreated back into the yurt, reporting later that the injury was just a single puncture.
They think that the bear must have pushed some rocks over to enter through the back of the outhouse.