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Old 11-03-2013, 02:40 PM
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My thoughts is that he was unprepared and he probably should of had a plan in place by telling someone where he was.

http://nypost.com/2013/11/02/strande...ving-to-death/
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:49 PM
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After weeks or months, sure.

Three days??? What the hell???
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:51 PM
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He ate his dog after 3 days, but then survived for 3 months? Personally I think he jumped the gun way too soon. If he survived for 3 months he obviously found a food source somewhere. For me, eating my dog would be a very last resort, especially if my dog had saved me from a bear.
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:54 PM
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I would have to be incredibly desperate to kill and eat any dog, let alone my own. I doubt I could do it. I know they say you'll do anything at that point but... seriously, I would probably be physically incapable of killing my dog by the point I got desperate enough to do it. Definitely not after 3 days. You've got to be kidding me.
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:57 PM
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Just pretty sure he jumped the gun on that one. And IMO he probably should have had at least a shot gun especially when you are in bear country. I wonder how the bear got into his food. Was it at night? If he was leaving his food unattended for any length of time he should of made a bear hang.
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Three days you're not going to be that far from civilization. Why the hell not just turn around and go back?
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Three days you're not going to be that far from civilization. Why the hell not just turn around and go back?
It doesn't say he was gone for three days, just that he was without food for three days (before killing the dog.) A bear destroyed his food and his canoe and he was stranded 500 miles outside of Montreal. So 500 miles away and presumably the canoe is how he got there and how he would get out, save walking.

The article makes it sound like the dog would have turned on him and eaten him so he had to kill the dog while he was still strong enough to overpower it... I guess..?

It's strange, they said he's an experienced outdoorsman but he sure got himself in a really rotten spot with no way out. The article says the place he was at is deemed too dangerous even for experienced outdoorsman...
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