FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2015 file photo, a grizzly bear looks up from foraging in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. There's a basic rule on what to do if you encounter a bear in the wilderness. That says, "If it's brown, you lie down. If it's black, you fight back." A biologist at Denali National Park says the idea is to play dead only after a brown bear has struck or is about to, not before. The advice comes after a woman hiking in Denali immediately played dead when she saw a grizzly but was attacked anyway. The woman survived. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Outdoor survival tips for Bear Country

A basic rule on what to do when encountering a bear in the wilderness is so common, it’s long been a mantra: “If it’s brown, you lie down. I…