Unformatted text preview: incident recovered an audiotape of the attack. Only a few days before, Treadwell filmed himself with the bear that killed him in the background, while commenting that it was a bear just like this one – older, struggling to bulk up for the winter – that posed the most threat to humans. The two were killed on the last night before their pickup, after spending several months in the Alaskan wilderness. The attack on Treadwell was similar to the one on Cynthia Dusel-Bacon in the fact that a bear attacked. But Dusel-Bacon was much luckier. She escaped with her life, only losing two limbs – still severe, nonetheless – but nowhere near losing her life. Hopefully the stories of Timothy Treadwell and Cynthia Dusel-Bacon will open the eyes of outdoorsmen around the world to be more careful around bears. After all, they are capable of anything, especially when they’re hungry....
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2009 for the course EN EN010 taught by Professor Bustamante during the Fall '07 term at BC.
- Fall '07