Thursday, April 30, 2015

Survival Lessons Learned from 6 Animal Attacks (Outdoor Life)

(photo credit: Outdoor Life)

Article courtesy of Outdoor Life Magazine

If last year’s headlines are any indication, incidents of strange and aggressive animal behavior are on the rise in North America. Experts attribute increasing human-animal encounters to a combination of factors—from human encroachment into once--remote wildlife habitat to an ever-increasing number of carnivores migrating into America’s cities and suburbs in search of an easy meal.

In each of these stories, the victim managed to survive through a combination of quick thinking and good luck. Our panel of animal-attack experts examines the likely causes of the vicious encounters, what can be learned from them, and how each might have been avoided.

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