Survival Tricks, Tools And Gear

Man Attacked by Bear in Colorado, Now Shark in Hawaii

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This young man is either the luckiest or unluckiest person alive. Dylan McWilliams has an incredible track record of unfortunate encounters with wildlife, as three separate animals have now attacked him. However, he’s survived them all, so perhaps luck is actually on his side. Last summer, a black bear attacked Dylan while he slept. We reported

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Video: Sedated Dog Getting Porcupine Quills Removed Is a Reminder of Just How Dangerous They Are


Anyone whose beloved gun dog has had a run-in with a porcupine will attest to the danger they pose. The Eastwood Animal Clinic Facebook page posted a video of a sedated dog being worked on by Dr. Bruce. The on-duty tech had to hold the dog steady so the veterinarian could begin the tedious work

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Primitive Technology: Build a Rain-Proof Hut in the Jungle

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Here is how one man built a rain-proof hut, complete with thatched roof and wattle-and-daub sidewalls, using nothing but a stone axe and his bare hands. By now you should all be familiar with this guy’s advanced bushcraft skills. He’s produced an incredible diary of so-called “primitive” projects, using only tools and materials he gathers

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5 Chopping Axes Every Outdoorsman Will Want to Own 


A good axe is indeed the original woodsman’s multi-tool. Axes are the ultimate implement. From making shelters to butchering game, they do it all. These five chopping axes will be quite handy afield. 1. Swiss Military Hand Hatchet The military surplus selection from Sportsman’s Guide offers many great deals. A Swiss military surplus hatchet is

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