When you are in the wilderness you are not in a Disney movie. The animals do not think of you as their friend. You are either food, a threat, or something to be watched. So with those things in mind, if traveling in the wilderness you need to be ready to deal with animals that may find you a nice dinner.
A 43-year-old professor says she fought off a grizzly bear that stalked her and her nieces by throwing everything she had at it – including a package of macaroni and cheese.
This woman though isn’t alone in her mistaken belief, preview this list of incidents previously discussed here:
- Man Gored by a Bull Bison
- Man Attacked by a Black Bear
- People living in fear of Coyotes
- A Woman was Eaten By Wolves in Alaska
So yet again we have the oh so familiar incident where a couple of people. I think my favorite was she used bear spray and it continued to charge. I think this is the money quote:
“All I could think about was this bear is so close to me I can see its teeth,” she said. “I could have kissed it. I wished I had a gun.”
Carry your damn guns. You never know when you may need it, two and four legged varmints are both dangerous.
TMM is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
Many know his private name and information however due to the current political climate, many are distancing themselves due to the abandonment of Due Process.
Or all three! First they watch, then they neutralize the threat, then they feed. There is no anthropomorphic status – no “this is *his* home”…