A uranium miner Fred Desjarlais survived a lone wolf attack because his colleagues rescued him. Ten months later, either an American black bear or a pack of wolves fatally attacked a young geological engineering student Kenton Carnegie. It remains a mystery.
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Fred Desjarlais survived the assault on him because his colleagues came to his aid when they spotted the incident from a shuttle bus that was taking them back to their campsite. The wolf disappeared into the forest afterwards. The next day, authorities tracked down the wolf and shot it. Its carcass did not indicate any rabies. Ten months later, Kenton Carnegie walked in the snow by himself. He did have anybody rescue him when either an American black bear or a wolf pack attacked him. The wolves that possibly took Carnegie's life did not indicate any rabies either. See more
Did a bear kill Kenton Carnegie? Bears typically hibernate through the winter, so late autumn is crucial in terms of their survival.