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(Drunken) Alaska Man Feeds Black Bear Barbecue Meat, Gets Mauled for Dessert
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Wednesday, June 19, 2013 | Sasha Goldstein

Posted on 06/20/2013 6:33:09 PM PDT by DogByte6RER

Don't Feed The Bears

Alaska man feeds black bear barbecue meat, gets mauled for dessert

The drunken man could be charged with illegally feeding wildlife after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game says he 'pretty much goaded' the beast into the attack.

Beer, barbecue and black bears are never a good mix.

An Alaska man learned that the hard way this weekend when he threw a hungry bear a piece of barbecued meat — only to be mauled by the same bear.

"He'd been drinking," Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen told the Anchorage Daily News of the man.

The unidentified man was at a picnic Saturday at Eklutna Lake when he took off on a bike ride through the picturesque recreation area north of Anchorage. When he stumbled upon a black bear, the man tossed it some meat. The bear gobbled it down, and when the man offered another piece, "That's when it kind of went ballistic," Ipsen told the newspaper.

The drunken man, who police say could be charged with illegally feeding wildlife, was found by park rangers washing off at a campground. He'd been bloodied by a blow to his jaw and back.

The bear could not be located by Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and spokesman Ken Marsh said the bear is not likely a threat to other humans.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


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Do Not Feed The Bears
1 posted on 06/20/2013 6:33:09 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
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Bear Applies for Food Stamps
2 posted on 06/20/2013 6:33:40 PM PDT by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER; Kathy in Alaska; LUV W; All

OUCH


3 posted on 06/20/2013 6:34:30 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: DogByte6RER

At least it wasn’t a grizzly.


4 posted on 06/20/2013 6:35:28 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: DogByte6RER

Still better than Timothy Snackwell....er Treadwell.


5 posted on 06/20/2013 6:37:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DogByte6RER
"Here, hold my bear"...

FMCDH(BITS)

6 posted on 06/20/2013 6:37:44 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: DogByte6RER
Yeah, funny thing about bears, once they learn that humans have food and they want more, they just attack the food producers. So your cartoon is spot on.


7 posted on 06/20/2013 6:39:27 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Ah yes, that old axiom proved, again!

“Some days you get the bear; some days the bear gets you; and, some days you don’t-a-go into the woods, at all!”


8 posted on 06/20/2013 6:39:50 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: DogByte6RER
This guy has to take it a little easier.

Bear Beer Super Strong

9 posted on 06/20/2013 6:40:39 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: DogByte6RER

Guy obviously never listened to Jimmy Buffet’s “God’s Own Drunk”.


10 posted on 06/20/2013 6:40:51 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mkmensinger
Up here in Griz country, the Black Bear is actually more dangerous. Far more human attacks than Griz.

Humans, the other white meat.

11 posted on 06/20/2013 6:41:02 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: DogByte6RER

I was just minding my own business once when a black bear cub came running out of the tree line straight toward me. It was probably thinking “oh neat, I found a human”. I knew at that moment I was probably dead, because the mother bear soon followed, and I had no where to run. Long story stort, I escaped unharmed, but one look at a wild bear tells a sober person it’s not interested in being your friend.


12 posted on 06/20/2013 6:41:04 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: American in Israel

Interesting. I did not know that.


13 posted on 06/20/2013 6:44:30 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: DogByte6RER

When I was in college every interesting story I heard was someone beginning it with they were drunk!


14 posted on 06/20/2013 6:46:05 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: cripplecreek

Still better than Timothy Snackwell....er Treadwell.


His lower arm and wrist watch were about all that was left of him as I remember. That guy was a loon.


15 posted on 06/20/2013 6:56:57 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: laplata

Timothy Snackwell became one with the bears....for a few hours anyway.


16 posted on 06/20/2013 7:03:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DogByte6RER
When one is asked: if you had to be an animal, which one would you choose?

I ALWAYS chose the bear: big, strong, with HUGE claws, no enemies, fearless, feared, unbothered by wolves even, eats honey, crabby--and can do anything it wants, eats HUGE amounts of food for hibernation and sleeps all winter It's only tender spot is its nose.
What a deal!
GGGRRRRRRAAAWWWWWWW!!!!!

17 posted on 06/20/2013 7:05:58 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Telepathic Intruder
I was just minding my own business once when a black bear cub came running out of the tree line straight toward me. It was probably thinking “oh neat, I found a human”. I knew at that moment I was probably dead, because the mother bear soon followed, and I had no where to run. Long story stort, I escaped unharmed, but one look at a wild bear tells a sober person it’s not interested in being your friend.

So true!

18 posted on 06/20/2013 7:07:39 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: DogByte6RER
An Alaska man learned that the hard way this weekend when he threw a hungry bear a piece of barbecued meat — only to be mauled by the same bear.

"He'd been drinking,"

NEVER feed a drunk bear....

19 posted on 06/20/2013 7:10:01 PM PDT by mikrofon (Creme Maulee')
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To: nothingnew

*groan*


20 posted on 06/20/2013 7:10:34 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: kanawa

For your amusement...


21 posted on 06/20/2013 7:12:15 PM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: mikrofon

All the best stories start with either “Alaska man” or “Florida man”.


22 posted on 06/20/2013 7:14:44 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL!

He harmonized with them.


23 posted on 06/20/2013 7:17:00 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Tin horns decide to go back country camping. They must go through a Ranger taught , 1 hr , training course.

Park ranger: “ Now we have 2 species of bear in this park. Black bears and Grizzly bears. If you are walking along and find a print the size of your fist , with 4 strikes in front of where your knuckles would be AND you see scats that have small animal bones and berry seeds , this is most likely a black bear. I am issuing you these little bells. Just ring em and he will usually get scared and run off.

Now if you see a print that is wider than both your fists put together , with 4 four inch long strikes equally spaced AND you see scats the size of your rolled up sleeping bag , with large animal bones in them , you will notice a few of thees little bells. IT’s BECAUSE THIS IS A GRIZZLY BEAR AND THE DAMNED BELLS DONT WORK ON THEM.


24 posted on 06/20/2013 7:23:57 PM PDT by ping jockey (IT IS IMPORTANT TO ME YOU GREASY,HAIRY ARMPIT,HIPPIE.)
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To: cripplecreek

Timothy wanted to eventually pet a grizzly. I guess it didn’t work out.


25 posted on 06/20/2013 7:24:31 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: DogByte6RER

If you’re going to give a bear barbeque meat, Rule #1 — Don’t run out of meat.


26 posted on 06/20/2013 7:32:14 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Vermont Lt

Presently live in Northern Florida and had a black bear(150 - 200 lbs) run in front of my car and disappear into the woods. I thought that was interesting.


27 posted on 06/20/2013 7:37:44 PM PDT by Delta Dawn
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To: DogByte6RER

This sounds like a great idea for a road race.
Hold it in an area with bears. Each runner starts out with a beer and some many hamburger patties.

Still thinking how we would pick the winner. Maybe the bears would be the winners?


28 posted on 06/20/2013 7:45:36 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just wanted to say I hope you great NSA folks are enjoying my posts here.)
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To: DogByte6RER; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
They're getting smarter...

[Thanks to Gefn for the link!]



29 posted on 06/20/2013 8:01:07 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: laplata

Actually Timothy got to scratch the griz’s tummy - from the inside.


30 posted on 06/20/2013 8:06:33 PM PDT by richard hurtz
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To: Slings and Arrows
They're getting smarter...

The humans or the bears?

31 posted on 06/20/2013 8:10:45 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins)
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To: DogByte6RER

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIJGb8mLyOE&feature=youtube_gdata_player


32 posted on 06/20/2013 8:12:25 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless America)
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To: Slings and Arrows; DogByte6RER
What does a guy have to do, to get a beer around here?


33 posted on 06/20/2013 8:17:50 PM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Daffynition

You sure he has room? He looks stuffed.


34 posted on 06/20/2013 8:19:04 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: richard hurtz

LOL


35 posted on 06/20/2013 8:19:47 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
He used his fake ID.


36 posted on 06/20/2013 8:28:52 PM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: American in Israel

I have also heard that about black bears...they will stalk you for dinner, their dinner, not yours....we have lots of black bears in Michigan. You can find them in any dump outside of any small town in the UP.


37 posted on 06/21/2013 2:22:19 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: cripplecreek

“snackwell”

...LOL!


38 posted on 06/21/2013 4:59:47 AM PDT by albie
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To: ping jockey

A variation of that “training” I’ve seen also includes pepper spray along with the bells and mentions that grizzly bear feces smell like pepper.


39 posted on 06/21/2013 6:44:53 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The average American voter is an idiot. Which is how the Dems want it.)
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To: Daffynition

This bar doesn’t serve beer to bears!


40 posted on 06/21/2013 6:45:35 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The average American voter is an idiot. Which is how the Dems want it.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
Oopsie. Who cancelled *Buy a Bear a Beer Day*? without tellin' me.


41 posted on 06/21/2013 8:30:43 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Daffynition

A bear walks into a bar and asks for a beer. The bartender says, “This bar does not serve beer to bears.”

The bear says, “C’mon, what difference would it make? I just want one beer.” But the bartender says, “I’m sorry, this bar does not serve beer to bears.”

The bear becomes angry and says, “If you don’t give me a beer, I’m gonna kill that woman over there!” But still the bartender says, “I already told you, this bar does not serve beer to bears.”

So the bear walks to the end of the bar and mauls the woman sitting there, after which he eats half of her body. He looks down the bar, blood dripping from his jaws and says, “Okay, you wanna give me that beer now?”

The bartender replies, “No, this bar does not serve beer to bears who do drugs.”

Perplexed, the bear asks, “What? I don’t do drugs!”

The bartender says, “Yes, you do. That was a bar bitch you ate.”


42 posted on 06/21/2013 8:53:27 AM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (The average American voter is an idiot. Which is how the Dems want it.)
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To: Daffynition

A bear walks into the bar and places his large front feet on the bar and says, “Gemme a....................................................................................................................................................................................beer”

Bartender says, “sure...but why the big pause”.


43 posted on 06/21/2013 9:02:38 AM PDT by wyokostur
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To: wyokostur

44 posted on 06/21/2013 9:06:30 AM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

So, how did you escape?

Don’t leave us hanging.....


45 posted on 06/21/2013 11:22:27 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: metmom

It’s a long story as I tried to indicate. You’re not going to believe it anyway. I was 16 at the time, and the first thing the mother bear did was chase the horse back (I was dismounted). Then it turned around and looked at me with eyes like death. This will sound crazy to you, but as it came at me I got on my hands and knees and pointed to the back of my neck, trying to show the bear the best way to kill me, because I thought it preferable to getting mauled. To my amazement it spared me, even when the cub ran toward me a second time. It growled at its cub and they both went back into the woods. This will sound even crazier, but I was so amazed to be alive that I stood up and said “where are you going”? The bear turned around and growled at me, so I got back on the horse and the hell out of there. Later I was told that prostrating myself to the bear is what saved me. Experts have used this method when researching bears, but not with 100% success.

And as a sad side note, I made the mistake of telling the ranch manager about this incident, because they were wondering why the horse was upset. He sent the local half-indian tracker to hunt it down and shoot it and its cub. So I guess the bear should have killed me after all.


46 posted on 06/21/2013 8:47:39 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

It’s not such a long story but it is fascinating.

Perhaps in bear talk, that kind of behavior is an act of submission, showing that you are not a threat. Almost like when a dog rolls on its back and shows its throat.

Sad that they killed the bear. It was only doing what bears do and not a threat in the way that bears who have lost their fear of humans are. It was technically not an unprovoked attack.


47 posted on 06/21/2013 11:39:50 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: metmom

It would have been a long story had I not spared the embellishments. This was the synopsis of an otherwise long account.


48 posted on 06/21/2013 11:47:25 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: laplata

“That guy was a loon.” At least, his girlfriend was consumed by the blind stupidity of savage idiocy. Where was UNICEF?


49 posted on 06/22/2013 12:17:32 AM PDT by RedHeeler
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To: DogByte6RER

I’m guessing the bear was hoping for baked Alaskan for dessert.

1 outta 2 ain’t bad.


50 posted on 06/22/2013 8:31:14 AM PDT by green pastures (Cynicism-- it's not just for breakfast anymore...)
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