"Ace chopper pilot Ben Rowe saved his life," Nate said at the time, but Rowe was only one of the many who combined to save then 54 year old Wes. Perkins' brother Nate made the radio call. Fr den 65-jhrigen Jger Wes Perkins wurden sie leider Wirklichkeit. Wes is getting along as best as he can. Filmmaker and YouTuber Dannie Rose released a short film about Perkins' experience. Terrie can now understand Wes when he talks; it is an acquired skill. Not sure there is an animal on earth more terrifying than a grizzly bear. Some think I was taking pictures, he wrote. Let us know via email@example.com. So I went to the second therapist at Alaska Regional and had a second test. "He was also sent to Harborview in Seattle, where I spent three months recovering. Over ten years later, Perkins' face has healed, though the scarring remains, and he is able to live a happy life. Paramedic Wes Perkins, from Alaska, is lucky to be alive after going out on a bear hunt with two pals. Withdrawal left him either freezing or sweating. A team effort and incredible will power of a human to survive is what helped create this rescue and survival of epic proportions. Nine steps from 69 feet, according to Fish and Game. We can safely file this under The Most Graphic Thing We've Ever Shared. Wes wants everyone to be careful, and to remember wild animals are not your friends. The pair were forced to set up camp on the island of Nordaustlandet on July 22 due to bad weather. and
They had spotted a grizzly bear in the distance, and began tracking it, but at some point, lost sight of the creature. Despite all this, Perkins keeps moving forward with that indomitable spirit that defines the best of those living in rural Alaska. And probably worst of all, for a man who always loved to talk, he is now hard to understand because he speaks with only half a tongue.. While they were out searching for the remains Brooke became separated from his pals and eventually discovered the remains but found that a bear had got there first. "Then a cane. An Alaskan hunter who was mauled by a grizzly bear over the weekend was clinging to life in a medically-induced coma, health official said. I had no time to do anything.'. I had tremendous family and friend support. When help arrived about an hour later, Mr Perkins was able to walk inside the helicopter himself. Another source of food is for the bears to find animals who have died due to winter conditions. He still couldn't see. ", All of this due to one encounter with one bear on a hunting trip that went from a pleasant outing to a nightmare in the blink of an eye. When a Canadian family noticed a group of bears on their property, the father attempted to scare them off by firing a warning shot into the air. This 13 year old 8 foot tall boar was in the prime of his life meaning that he was an efficient killer. Wes is not letting this hold him back. So when I stopped, I thought the bear was ahead of me. Wes Perkins was out on a hunting trip in the Alaskan mountains in May 2011 when he came across a huge eight-foot grizzly bear. "I had a camera in my pocket, snowgo jacket. I had to open my airways because I had a bunch of mud here - my face was all tore up - lost my teeth, my tongue, my jaw. "I caught a few silvers (silver salmon)," he wrote. I only had time to say, Oh sh*t! But I got my gun halfway off my back When I turned around, the bear was that close. He rushed to the hospital in Nome, stabilized, and then transffered to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.
Skip links. Both were badly mauled, the boy's face was gone much like the man in the pictures. His left eye, which sees only light and dark, weeps constantly. He said: "I probably saved Wes' life and my son saved my life from the whole ordeal.". A year after the attack in 2011, Mr Perkins said: "I only had time to say, 'Oh s***!' James Callery For Mailonline
Wes Perkins was the luckiest man to walk the earth, this guy survived the most gruesome bear attack ever.The bear attack was so horrific, hard to look at or to think about.The following is a story from Anchorage Daily News about survival, incredible willpower, and how the unbelievable can become the truth. Doctors had to amputate one of Alexeys legs because of the severity of his injuries. His rifle was slung across his shoulders for easy travel as he realized he had to act. "Titanium plate on both cheeks and a titanium rib around the jaw bone," he wrote. - The fact Wes Perkins can be seen posing on his snowmobile with the "dead" bear also .