Teenage boy trapped on floating piece of ice with polar bears

Nov 10, 2009 Full story: www.telegraph.co.uk 35

The 17-year-old, who had been on a hunting trip with his uncle when he became stuck on the ice pan, shot one of the bears in self defence.

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Since: Nov 09

Teluk Intan, Malaysia

#22 Nov 10, 2009
Those ice floes can be miles across so it's easy to become separated if one breaks and starts to drift. When you go hunting on the land you take what comes your way be it seal of otherwise. If you went out for only one thing you'd soon be starving. I was in the NWT and Nunavut for 4 years. I give the kid credit for staying alive, but why hypothermia. Maybe he wasn't dressed to do much time on the land.
Tom Tom

Saint Paul, MN

#23 Nov 10, 2009
Mr Inappropriate wrote:
It turned out it was just a publicity stunt and the kid was hiding in the attic.
Now he gets his own reality show...Man vs wild

Oh wait, sorry, that show is already taken
Ronald Jeremy

Medford, NY

#24 Nov 11, 2009
Do you think he maskerbated while he was out there all alone?

Since: Aug 09

Doylestown, PA

#26 Nov 11, 2009
Ronald Jeremy wrote:
Do you think he maskerbated while he was out there all alone?
No. It was frigid.
Ronald Jeremy

Medford, NY

#27 Nov 12, 2009
corrective_unconscious wrote:
<quoted text>
No. It was frigid.
As long as he wasn't wet he could have.......
The Monkey

Hampton, VA

#28 Nov 12, 2009
cajun wrote:
who cares about the cubs this was a human it was either him or the bear.
f**king coonass

“Oh smartness, where art thou?”

Since: Nov 07

Dey tuk er jerbs!

#29 Nov 12, 2009
"i shot one of the bears with the rifle and got rescued later"

*a year from the incident*

"I shot all three bears and got rescued later"

*two years from the incident*

"I shot all three bears and swam back to the shore"

*three years from the incident*

"i shot two of the bears and killed the last with my bare hands, then i swam back to the shore!"

*four years from the incident*

"I shot one of the bears and ripped his arms off to use as a weapon to kill the remaining bears, then i cut one of the bears open using his very own claws so that i could take out his intestines and use him as a life raft to get back to shore!"
ELPH

Oklahoma City, OK

#30 Nov 13, 2009
I'm pissed about him shooting the mom too. I mean really, he shouldn't have been out there hunting them in the first place. Plus, isn't the Polar Bear population dropping? Well, minus 3 more, since he killed the mother, the cubs may not survive. What an idiot. And if he would hae gotten eaten, I know I wouldn't be mourning.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#31 Nov 13, 2009
Always carry a can of peas - you know, the 'when the bear takes a pea you kick him in the ice hole' routine. Apparently it is foolproof.

Since: Nov 09

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

#32 Nov 13, 2009
Uh Clem wrote:
Always carry a can of peas - you know, the 'when the bear takes a pea you kick him in the ice hole' routine. Apparently it is foolproof.
Actually, a can of corn for ice fishing. It works perfectly. I don't know about Polar bears though. Cheers.
Phil McCracken

Philadelphia, PA

#34 Nov 15, 2009
it disgusts me that gay men get off on innocent children are endangered by nature. Gay men are scary and should be segregated from mainstream society...
Kornback Rattler

New Orleans, LA

#35 Nov 15, 2009
ELPH wrote:
I'm pissed about him shooting the mom too. I mean really, he shouldn't have been out there hunting them in the first place. Plus, isn't the Polar Bear population dropping? Well, minus 3 more, since he killed the mother, the cubs may not survive. What an idiot. And if he would hae gotten eaten, I know I wouldn't be mourning.
Actually the polar bear population has increased.

If you would have gotten shot instead of the polar bear one can only assume your family wouldn't be mourning either.

Since: Nov 09

Kota Bharu, Malaysia

#36 Nov 15, 2009
Phil McCracken wrote:
it disgusts me that gay men get off on innocent children are endangered by nature. Gay men are scary and should be segregated from mainstream society...
Is there anything about gays in this story? Was the boy or his uncle gay? Hmmm! If that's the case I'd like to know more.

Since: Nov 09

Kota Bharu, Malaysia

#37 Nov 15, 2009
Associated Press and another northern news media stated they were hunting polar bear.

“Pair of Socks”

Since: Dec 06

.Beats an Ace High

#38 Apr 4, 2012
Be stupid to be hunting cows up there,..

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