Perkins friends Dan Stang, a Nome dentist, and his son, Edward, a student in dentistry school, shot the bear off Perkins, began life-saving first aid, and then radioed for help from Nome. The coroner said: "A polar bear was able to enter the camp shortly before 7.30am undetected as the tripwire alarm system around the perimeter of â¦ Adapting Environments for Individuals with Vision Loss Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Darick Wright, Coordinator of the New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at Perkins, speaks about adapting the environment to help maximize the use of vision. Wes Perkins was the luckiest man to stroll the earth, this guy survived the most gruesome bear attack ever. Two Perkins teams went head to head in an excavator tyre stack challenge and a skid steer cone grab trial at our custom-built dig pit. Join Facebook to connect with Wes Perkins and others you may know. Watch breaking news videos, viral videos and original video clips on CNN.com. He tried yelling, but the bear crushed his shoulder and put Steck's head in his mouth. James Fredrick, 33, was saved by a quick-thinking friend after he was pulled off his bike by a mother grizzly bear at a U.S. military facility in Anchorage. Perkins' brother Nate, who took the radio call, almost single-handedly organized a rescue to lift his brother from a wilderness area far from the remote Bering Sea community. 4 Bear Enthusiast Couple Die By Bear Attack in Alaska, 2003 Timothy Treadwell and his girlfriend Amie Huguenard were the most outdoorsy, bear-obsessed couple you could imagine. A video shows a bear prowling Yodva village in late May. Wes P. is from Alaska, and he knows he's lucky. Facebook gives people the power to... Log in or sign up for Facebook to connect with friends, family and people Life will never be the same after the unfortunate bear â¦ See what Wes Perkins (wesp2quad) has discovered on Pinterest, the world's biggest collection of ideas. Wesley Dustin Perkins, 46, of Kenai, passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018 in Owasso, Oklahoma. Perkins, a former Nome fire chief, was attacked on Sunday by a large bear that he and two companions were tracking by snowmobile in a hilly area outside of Nome, the Alaska State Troopers said. The bear attack was so horrific, tough to appear at or to consider about. 77 year old bear hunter was attacked and mauled by a grizzly bear! In a show of resilience of the human body, and the determination to live, a father beats the odds after a terribly horrific attack by a brown bear in Alaska. The father was [â¦] When Steck lifted his leg up to protect himself, the bear clawed it. #2 â Wes Perkins Bear Attack Grizzly in the wild (image source)In May 2011, Wes Perkins was on a bear hunting trip in rural Alaska when the very animal he was hunting decided to attack him. Wesley Perkins, a former volunteer fire chief in Nome, Alaska, was clinging to life in a coma after being mauled by a bear during a hunting trip near his home city. Wes is eliminated by Bear after being voted in by his own team on the Sept. 11 episode of 'The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2.' This incident took place in 2016 on April 15th. Wes Perkins is from Alaska, and he knows he's lucky. A bear attack is an attack by any mammal of the family Ursidae, on another animal, although it usually refers to bears attacking humans or domestic pets. It is not known if this was the same beast that attacked Sonya. Perkins had secured the day during the Lexus ball silent auction, which is just one element of the Telethon fundraising efforts to secure much needed funds for disadvantaged children living in WA. A cremation service was held at Floral Haven funeral home in â¦ View the profiles of people named Wes Perkins. The following is a story from Anchorage Day-to-day News about survival, extraordinary willpower, and how the unbelievable can come to be the truth. Treadwell had many experiences getting up close and personal with â¦ Back in 2016 Bret saved his 77-year-old dad by killing a 9-foot grizzly as it mauled his face. We can safely file this under The Most Graphic Thing Weâve Ever Shared. Glenn amazingly survived and just as notably, Bret took pictures and video of his dadâs gruesome injuries soon after the bear was dead. Terrifying video shows a hunter armed with just a bow and arrow being attacked by a charging black bear Richard Wesley, from Ontario, was hunting in Fire River when he saw the bear â¦ For in-depth coverage, CNN provides special reports, videoâ¦ According to the Alaska State Troopers, Perkins and two friends had been tracking the bear east of Nome -- located on the Seward Peninsula -- â¦ NOME -- Almost a year and a half after the bear attack, after 26 surgeries and more than a $1 million in medical expenses, Wes Perkins is whole in body and still badly disfigured. See what Wes Perkins (haydenandad) has discovered on Pinterest, the world's biggest collection of ideas. Bear attacks are of particular concern for those who are in bear habitats. The bear was probably â¦ Wes Perkins, KL0FM, of Nome, Alaska, was seriously mauled by a grizzly bear during a hunting trip on Sunday, May 14. Life is good, but it will never be the same after the unfortunate bear attack that nearly cost him his life. Today we check out 5 chilling scenes of bear encounters and or attacks on humans! Find the latest breaking news and information on the top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more.