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Published:October 13th, 2013 12:19 EST

Dude Survives Bear Attack By Grabbing Its Tongue: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Canadian man says he successfully fended off an attacking black bear by grabbing its tongue.


Gilles Cyr says he was walking through his wooded property near Grand Falls, New Brunswick, two weeks ago when the bruin burst out of the woods and assailed him, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported Saturday."


When a bear is on top of you, bearing its teeth, you have to take the bull by the horns so to speak, and grab its tongue.

Cyr is lucky he didn`t lose his hand, and not to mention his life.

They say the best way to survive a bear attack is by playing dead; I wouldn`t have to play dead, I would pass out if a bear came within ten yards of me, let alone jump on top of me.

Cyr escaped his ordeal with only superficial claw wounds to his stomach and a bite to his knee.


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