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what have you learned most from this experience? No, it was in the Southern Sierras south of Lake Isabella. [–][deleted] 1721 points1722 points1723 points 7 years ago (61 children), [–]rmsy 1149 points1150 points1151 points 7 years ago (38 children), [–]allenahansen[S] 4294 points4295 points4296 points 7 years ago (34 children). We are an indie developer, our game Red Colony is coming to the Nintendo Switch. [–]5user5 2816 points2817 points2818 points 7 years ago (175 children), [–]ScareTheCrow 1955 points1956 points1957 points 7 years ago (85 children). GO BRUINS! The disquieting meatlump they airlifted into UCLA medical center: (Warning: NSFW/gore) http://imgur.com/bew8pqy, I'm back, and my you've been busy all night. [–]ILL_Show_Myself_Out 584 points585 points586 points 7 years ago (49 children). A 12-year-old boy avoided a bear attack by keeping calm and slowly walking away from the enormous animal. I only allowed myself a brief look into the rearview mirror, but it was so awful, I just laughed and kept driving. A Rutgers student who was killed by a bear while hiking in New Jersey snapped photos of the 300-pound beast before it chased him, mauled him — … http://static.oprah.com/images/200901/omag/200901_omag_allena_hansen_220x312.jpg If someone were to make a movie about your experience, ala 127 hrs. That was my first inclination, but then I thought, "Damnit, I used to hang out at Playboy Mansion you miserable little creep. I am Justin Kan, cofounder of Twitch (world's biggest live-streaming platform). Audio of bear attack involving Timothy Treadwell and girlfriend Amie Huguenard on October 6th, 2003. But I'm sure there are plenty I've missed, so if I didn't get to yours somewhere along the line and you're still curious, please go here: http://amzn.to/11gR60C and check it out. It sounds like you are on the optimistic side. According to the Valhalla Wilderness Society, predatory black bear attacks on humans are extremely rare. As a Manitoban I know this. Thanks for the AMA. glacier (and other national parks) are ruthless with bear encounters with humans, they just immediately kill the bear. ", [–]drocks27 239 points240 points241 points 7 years ago (0 children). What was going through your head? Me right after surgery: http://i.imgur.com/gC2fSbP.jpg Me today: http://i.imgur.com/VyFbW57.jpg, Dr.Lee is at www.kimberlyleemd.com It was difficult terrain, with no roads, so we were flown around from site to site by helicopter. Correction, if it's a Polar Bear, give it a nice cold Coca Cola. I've been a serial entrepreneur, technology investor at Y Combinator and now my new fund Goat Capital. [–][deleted] 40 points41 points42 points 7 years ago (5 children). "Honey, I'm home!" Your face was nearly bitten off by a bear and you opened the conversation with "Honey, I'm home!"?? and he flew off in that direction. I'd love to meet her. [–]Burdenofbruce 233 points234 points235 points 7 years ago (18 children), This sounds familiar, i think it was on TIL not too long ago, if I'm not mistaken. But my tomboy girlfriends who like to run and bike in the backcountry learned a valuable lesson from this. No. [–]Beatleboy62 5867 points5868 points5869 points 7 years ago (133 children), [–]allenahansen[S] 4622 points4623 points4624 points 7 years ago (96 children), [–]Thopterthallid 2026 points2027 points2028 points 7 years ago (46 children). Once the dogs came running, it was diverted long enough for me to get up and try to escape down the creekbed. If you didn't know about the attack and saw me on the street, you probably wouldn't even look twice. I watch too many horror movies. So, I was working on the border of the Yukon and Northwest Territories, as a seismic labourer. Thanks, B. However, park visitors have been injured and killed by bears (Gunther and Hoekstra 1996). Hey man, "Asian-American" is the preferred nomenclature. I also live on a ranch and my mom always takes bear spray and bells when she goes hiking or running. How have you recovered physically? I'm sorry for your loss :( My dog died a few years ago, as well. [–]apapoban 354 points355 points356 points 7 years ago (60 children). I a bit more wary in the wild places -- which ruins some of the sanctity I used to find there, and I resent that. How has your perspective of wildlife and protecting endagered dangerous animals changed? and join one of thousands of communities. Fatal bear attacks in North America have occurred in a variety of settings. [–]JebusWasBatman 2334 points2335 points2336 points 7 years ago (12 children), [–]wtfpwndd 170 points171 points172 points 7 years ago (2 children), [–]curlymike 2420 points2421 points2422 points 7 years ago (472 children). All initial responses to posters must contain a properly punctuated question. I'm still an avid advocate for wild things, but until they start paying property tax I'm going to assert my dominance. [–]iamaredditer 434 points435 points436 points 7 years ago (64 children). Mike strongly advocates the use o Kimberly Lee estimated that she put over a thousand stitches into my head and face during the first surgery. You're incredible and the way you answer these questions and respond to these reddit-witty comments makes you seem even more amazing. [–]DildoChrist 39 points40 points41 points 7 years ago (0 children), [–]FrenchBraidsAndSemen 923 points924 points925 points 7 years ago (87 children). [–]allenahansen[S] 2937 points2938 points2939 points 7 years ago (58 children). Story continues below advertisement It’s unclear how the bears got a hold of the zookeeper, but multiple worker jeeps can be seen parked near the pond during the attack. He wanted to build new memories of the park’s awe-inspiring splendor rather than the horror of the polar bear attack. Something uncommon that plays a central role in your life, or, Proof should be included in the text of the post when you start your AMA. Explanation and examples of this rule can be found here, See here for tips concerning proof and examples, See more on our comment removals policy here, I was mauled by a bear, fought it off, and drove 4 miles down a mountain with my face hanging off. [–]allenahansen[S] 1450 points1451 points1452 points 7 years ago (36 children). Made this all worthwhile. In 2008 while I was working on my isolated mountain property, I was mauled by a predatory black bear. Related Topics. [–][deleted] 499 points500 points501 points 7 years ago (65 children). Who would you pick to play you? Every time he tells this story he leans in close and whispers, "It's because your sister was on her period. It would be very interesting to see you speak with Ellen. I think she's adorable! The company makes their money by denying their policyholders service. [–]allenahansen[S] 642 points643 points644 points 7 years ago (7 children). I am Keaton Leikam, President and Founder of You Don’t Fight Alone. That's what the seals do. Then, through the tent's material poked a large snout. About year ago my father and sister (16) went camping in northern Arizona. There have been several in the bears' wilderness habitats involving hikers, hunters, and campers. Groggy, he tried to listen to the noise. [–]TreeOfMadrigal 715 points716 points717 points 7 years ago (117 children). When I got to the fire station, my big concern was that when they saw me, they'd faint, so I decided to try for levity. [–]windowpuncher 192 points193 points194 points 7 years ago (5 children). Life can go seriously weird on you sometimes, you know? Did you provoke the animal, or have any idea why it would attack you? [–]JaneRenee 981 points982 points983 points 7 years ago (8 children), [–]allenahansen[S] 1130 points1131 points1132 points 7 years ago (2 children), [–]rmsy 2229 points2230 points2231 points 7 years ago* (111 children). Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. I've lived alone for the last twenty years, but my son, who'd just graduated from College of William and Mary and was looking forward to his real life, kindly moved back in with me for several months to babysit and drive me back and forth across the state for medical treatment. The total recovery is ongoing, and it's been about 4.5 years now. How long would you have lived without care? Do you have a partner and were they supportive? He wanted to build new memories of the park’s awe-inspiring splendor rather than the horror of the polar bear attack. Brick Tamland: [opposing women in the newsroom] I read somewhere their periods attract bears. Shits cash. Some of the sanctity has been destroyed for me, and for that, I grieve. Tim Treadwell (born Timothy William Dexter; April 29, 1957 – October 5, 2003) was an American He was lucky. I am Lee Carter, a candidate for Governor and a member of the House of Delegates. My policy doesn't cover dental, optical, or cosmetic -- the major injuries I suffered. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Help plz? 3:I think it was a predatory attack by a desperate creature. And then buy you another beer. [–]lugasamom 763 points764 points765 points 7 years ago (210 children). Voice Acting! It was too big to Oompah and there were no folding chairs around. [–]allenahansen[S] 2700 points2701 points2702 points 7 years ago (45 children). "Health" insurance is the biggest scam on the planet. Former Playboy girl turn rancher that fought off a bear attack? The pain must've been excruciating though, wasn't it? Latest. This made my day. I've never seen another vehicle up there in all the years I've lived here, so the chances I'd run into anyone were slim indeed. And when we get a public option, I will have succeeded. So I walked into the garage bay and yelled "Honey I'm home!" Once I was safe in the helicopter, the pain became overwhelming. And a whole lot of blood. None of us make it out of here alive, but I'm convinced that a snappy attitude is crucial to enjoying our allotted time on this planet. Men's Health specialist (Fertility/Andrology); Studying effect of COV19 men. Danny the pilot said "where do you think you saw the bear?" And this may sound strange... but did you listen to music? highway WATCH: Photos from a close encounter with a bear on highway 93 are going viral. Thanks so much for reading and commenting; this has been a total hoot! [–]kinkymascara 566 points567 points568 points 7 years ago (1 child). [–]ParksVS 3142 points3143 points3144 points 7 years ago (20 children), "Hah! Except that black bears can be black, red, brown, black and white, golden, tan, rust or mottled. What did your dog's do once you called them over? We tend to take for granted that they're not going to kill us. A Florida woman recovering from a harrowing attack by a black bear in her own garage over the weekend is thankful to be alive.Terri Frana, 44, … [–]ipslne 673 points674 points675 points 7 years ago (17 children). "Supportive" doesn't even come close. Some have happy endings, some fatal; all are thrilling. The building I worked in was rather small. In doing so, it destroyed the bridge of my nose, tore off my ears, chewed out fourteen teeth and much of my upper gums and palate. No. [–]allenahansen[S] 993 points994 points995 points 7 years ago (63 children), This was taken a month before the attack: http://i.imgur.com/uw38GaT.jpg, [–]minngirl 875 points876 points877 points 7 years ago (17 children), [–]ANAL_PLUNDERING 992 points993 points994 points 7 years ago (39 children), [–]allenahansen[S] 1203 points1204 points1205 points 7 years ago (22 children), [–]allenahansen[S] 1262 points1263 points1264 points 7 years ago (12 children). There are arsehole humans, too. The following is a story from Anchorage Daily News about survival, incredible willpower, and how the unbelievable can become the truth. That's so great to hear, I couldn't help but imagine that it would be a bloody, sepia toned heavy breathing ride with you constantly checking the review mirror. the main reason they're so anal about you taking care of your campsites is this. I am indebted to you all every time I look in a mirror -- or look, period. I'm morbidly curious-- could you see out of the eye that was hanging down your face? As to the second part of your question, I'm still trying to figure that out. Also, I hope to god at some point in the first few hours you told someone "Hey, if you think I look bad, you should see the other guy! [–][deleted] 1644 points1645 points1646 points 7 years ago (12 children), [–]headcheese3 1244 points1245 points1246 points 7 years ago (55 children), For those of you wondering what she looks like (she already put up a couple pictures), or what her dogs look like, here's a couple links. I would like to just say that you look fantastic in your after photos, and thank you for doing this AMA. Very wise, but I worry it just alerts them that dinner is coming -- and with its own seasoning. www.kimberlyleemd.com, [–]mrcydonia 2909 points2910 points2911 points 7 years ago (23 children). Try using a twitter bomb. Do you still enjoy the outdoors? I knew that should I survive this, I'd have one hell of a story to tell, so I made a conscious decision to note and remember every possible detail so I could write it all down if I made it out of there. Most badass AMA ever. Since 1900, there have been 158 fatal bear attacks in North America. What was the drive to the fire station like for you? Sometimes all there can be is a story and we have a lot of them. Too bad they don't eat hay instead of roast beef. Over the past two decades, sloth bears have mauled thousands of people, killing hundreds. AMA. ", [–]anythingbuthebees 1933 points1934 points1935 points 7 years ago (15 children), [–]allenahansen[S] 4153 points4154 points4155 points 7 years ago* (498 children). Even my dogs were sound asleep in the creek bed about twenty feet from me. It helped me put my own problems into perspective and how i they may be bad but people have certainly been in worse situations. [–]ExBoop 298 points299 points300 points 7 years ago (6 children), [–][deleted] 261 points262 points263 points 7 years ago (8 children). [–]allenahansen[S] 916 points917 points918 points 7 years ago (41 children). Thanks! The guys at the fire station were champs. Emotionally, and physically. [–]allenahansen[S] 284 points285 points286 points 7 years ago (7 children). The … The Japanese city of Takikawa is using robot wolves to prevent bear attacks. i'm not sure why this is so funny to me but the imagery of this poor bear sticking his head in a tent and suddenly getting hammered in the nose by the wrath of dad is causing me to laugh like an idiot at my desk. I'll do my best to reply to all courteous inquiries. "When you encounter a Grizzly Bear, arm yourself with your bearspray, back away quietly if it has not seen you, radio for help, make your way to the nearest employee, and the nearest helicopter will come to scare the bear away. More power to you! [–]allenahansen[S] 460 points461 points462 points 7 years ago (38 children). Except that black bears can be black, red, brown, black and white, golden, tan, rust or mottled. Yep. I'm actually going to...wait, WHAT THE FUCK! Now, part of the training included "bear awareness": It was drummed into the employees that we were in bear territory and that we should expect to see bears. Yes, bears do scratch bark as a marker, but mostly they just leave their scat. Usually we got to ride the helicopter four times a day or more, so it was exciting for sure. What was the reaction of the people that helped you? If it's a Polar Bear, you're fucked. Did anyone try and stop and help? It would scare the shit out of me, but amazing! It was not my only bear experience (Clayoquot Sound seems to be chock-full-o-bears as well). If so What was your impression of him? I'm launching my first book this week, after 15 years as director of an international consultancy. 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