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Polar Bear Attack

Emailed photos graphically document injuries sustained by the survivor of a polar bear attack in the Yukon.

Description: Emailed images
Circulating since: June 2006
Status: Apparently authentic / Text is partly true
Analysis: See last page


WARNING: Graphic images of medical injuries follow...

Email example contributed by Dave M., July 4, 2006:

FW: One tough camper!

Polar Bear Attack in the High Arctic

This is from up in the Yukon , this chap is lucky to be alive. The guy survived the bear attack. The bear jumped on him while he was sleeping in his tent and he managed to get it off of him and shoot it.

One tough camper

One tough camper!
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Polar Bear Attack in the High Arctic
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This is from up in the Yukon , this chap is lucky to be alive. The guy survived the bear attack. The bear jumped on him while he was sleeping in his tent and he managed to get it off of him and shoot it.
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Note: according to press reports the victim of this 2003 polar bear attack was Inuit hunting guide Kootoo Shaw
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