That's 92% of the fatalities that were predatory in nature were done by males. Overall 88% of bear attack fatalities are predatory. There are lots of attacks that aren't predatory (ie. attacking hiker for their lunch).that is a terrible way to go. 92% of all black bear attacks are predatory in nature, and the attacks are more likely to be from a boar, than a sou protecting her cubs. blackies are also far more aggressive than browns.