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AZHUNTERR

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> >   > The  following (first two) pictures are of a guy who works for> the> US>   > >   > Forest Service  in Alaska and his trophy bear.  He was out
> deer>   > >hunting>   > >   > last week when a  large grizzly bear charged him from about 50> yards>   > >away.>   > >   > The guy unloaded  his 7mm Mag Semi-automatic rifle into the> bear> and>   > >it>   > >   > dropped a few feet from  him.  The big bear was still alive so> he>   > >reloaded>   > >   > and shot it several times in the head.  The bear  was just> over> one>   > >   > thousand six hundred pounds.  It stood 12' 6"  high at the> shoulder,>   > >14'>   > >to>   > >   > the top of his head.  It's the largest grizzly  bear ever> recorded> in>   > >the>   > >   > world.  Of course, the Alaska Fish and Wildlife Commission did> not> let>   > >him>   > >   > keep it as a trophy, but the  bear will be stuffed and> mounted,> and>   > >placed>   > >   > on display at the Anchorage airport (to remind tourist's of> the> risks>   > >   > involved  when  in the wild).>   > >   >>   > >   > Based on the contents of the bears stomach, the Fish  and
> Wildlife>   > >   > Commission established the bear had killed at least two humans> in> the>   > >past>   > >   > 72  hours.  His last  meal was the unlucky nature buff in the> third>   > >picture>   > >   > below.   The US Forest  Service, backtracking from where the> bear> had>   > >   > originated, found the hiker's 38-caliber pistol emptied.  Not> far> from>   > >the>   > >   > pistol was the remains of the hiker .  The other body has not> been>   > >found.>   > >   > Although the hiker fired six  shots and managed to hit the> grizzly>   > >with>   > >   > four shots (they ultimately found four  38 caliber slugs along> with>   > >twelve>   > >   > 7mm slugs  inside the bear's dead body) it only wounded the> bear -> and>   > >   > probably  angered  it.  The bear killed the hiker an estimated> two>   > >days>   > >   > prior to the bear's own  death by the gun of the Forest> Service>   > >worker.>   > >   >>   > >   > Think about this -  If you are an average size man;  You would> be>   > >level>   > >   > with the  bear's belly button when he stood upright,  the bear> would>   > >look>   > >   > you in the  eye when it walked on all  fours!  To give> additional>   > >   > perspective,  consider that this particular bear, standing on> its> hind>   > >   > legs, could walk up to  an average single story house and look> over>   > >the>   > >   > roof, or walk up to a two story  house and look in the bedroom>   > >windows.>   > >   >>   > >   >
 

Delw

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Dont believe everythingyou get in your emails.
The story about what really happend is on the board. LilBiggun in alaska posted the real story last year or the year before.

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AZHUNTERR

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delw this is about the 10th one i have read got this off an other message board it sounds like its getting bigger each time trying to get a pic to see if its the same bear it getting funnyer each time
 
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