AK: Hunter seriously mauled by brown bear in Alaska
August 17, 2013
ANAKTUVUK PASS, Alaska, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Early Friday the Alaska
Air National Guard says it helped rescue a hunter seriously mauled
by a brown bear.
The bear attack occurred about 35 miles
north of Anaktuvuk Pass, the newspaper said.
"The man had
been suffering for approximately 36 hours with severe injuries and
possible loss of life," the Air National Guard said in a statement,
crediting the medical professional from the other hunting party with
saving the man's life by stemming the loss of blood.
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