This reads like the plot of a thriller or a novel that turns the pages.
A man in Alaska was rescued injured but alive after sufferings repeated attacks by a grizzly bear who kept returning to his secluded lodge in the wilderness from which he had no way of contacting the outside world.
The trial of the unnamed man was detailed in the New York Times who described the story as "a weeklong ordeal that could pass as a sequel to The Revenant ". It only ended when a helicopter passing by chance spotted the man desperately asking for help and writing SOS and "Help" on the roof of his house. tin shack.
The paper said the man in his 50s or 60s was alone in a mining camp in the remote area with a pistol when 'he encountered the bear, who attacked him and dragged him to a river.
The man escaped but then suffered repeated attacks for about a week. " He said the bear returned every night and had no haven't slept for a few days ", Lt Cmdr Jared Carbajal, one of the Coast Guard helicopter pilots, tell the Times .
It doesn't was spotted only when the helicopter had altered its course slightly to avoid some clouds. The helicopter spotted the man's distress and quickly landed to find him with one leg bandaged and waving some white flag The door to his tin hut had also been torn off.
The man is now recovering from his ordeal.