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June 11, 2008

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Grizzly-Attack Victim Tells His Story

From a CBC New story on AOL News:
A man from B.C.'s Interior not only survived being mauled by a grizzly - he killed the bear as well.

. . . "I heard a woofing sound, turned, seen a grizz coming at me. I managed to get my rifle up and get one round into the chest.

. . . At that point he . . . took me down," Shorter said. "He proceeded to try to maul me in the back of the scalp and on the neck, and I protected my neck with my hands. They got fairly chewed up. . . ."

[Eventually putting some distance between himself and the bear, H]e shot the animal a second time, this time killing it. . . .

"You know, if you're in that situation, all you can do is fight for all you got. I mean, I don't think I'm any different from anyone else," he said.

Comments

Mc. Squizzy

Wow. Tough guy. Talkign like it's nothin. And you really need to fight a mountain lion! (side comment)

Brent A. Case

Survival,Man's first defence!
Glade Mr. Shorter was able to defend himself and happy he is alive!
Important lesson in life!
Be aware of your area and the dangers in your location, always.
We tend to forget things, when we are comfortable!
Be gratefull!
Brent




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