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Bear attacks dog....man jumps on bear's back and stabs it to death

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JR, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Guy and his dog are on a canoe trip in Northern Ontario when this happens


    As Mr. Tilley unsheathed his Buck hunting knife, the dog sprang in front of his master, turned sideways and stood its ground. The bear lunged forward, plunging its fangs into the pit bull's white hide.

    Mr. Tilley said his fear turned to rage.

    "All I could see was my beloved canine friend getting chomped on, and the immediate thought was: 'You're not going to kill my dog!' "

    Mr. Tilley said he jumped on the bear's back, clutching it with his left hand, while with his right hand he thrust the six-inch blade into its throat. The knife slid in to the hilt. The bear loosened its grip on the dog.

    And this guy's 55. Another feather in the cap for us old guys.
  2. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

    Colbert is SO all over this.
  3. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    my immediate thought would've been "aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...screw the dog, i'm outta here"
  4. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Just another day at the office for a grizzled Canuck.
  5. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Unavailable for comment:

  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Some of the readers' comments are interesting.

    A number maintain that the dog was the reason for the bear attack and that if the guy had been alone, the bear would probably have ignored him.

    Also this:

    w k from Canada writes: Quote: 'While it is illegal to kill a black bear without a permit, Ms. Kowalski (from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources) said Mr. Tilley will probably not be charged because he acted in self-defence.' End of Quote. Just another chairwarming, paperpushing bureaucrat doing her job on behalf of ordinary Canadians.
  7. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Words to live by:

    Don't fuck with Canadians.
  8. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Guy's regular job?

    A courier.
  9. Arrr.. courier be code for pirate. Don't be messing with no pirate or he'll send you down to ol Hobb.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Isn't National Talk Like a Pirate Day in September?
  11. Arrr... I be speakin' in dis tongue since I went to the Pentacostal church on Sunday. The spirit be movin' me by Jove.
  12. farmerjerome

    farmerjerome Active Member

    So the dog lived?
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