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Afognak Island, AK- Steven Rinella talks with Remi Warren, Dirt Myth, Ridge Pounder, Pat O’Connel, and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew.

Subjects Discussed: the brown bear attack story continues; the feeling of your life flashing before your eyes; the short but exhilarating ride of Dirt Myth; the devastating mental setback of being charged by a brown bear; bear attacks as an act of predation; being ‘bearanoid’; lessons learned; and more.

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The MeatEater Podcast: Ep.055-Bozeman, Montana. Steven Rinella talks with bear biologist Frank van Manen along with Janis Putelis and Nicole Qualtieri from the MeatEater crew.

Post-bear encounter portraits taken by Dirt Myth.

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Steven Rinella encounters the huge mental setback the bear charge brought on.

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Janis Putelis reflects on the encounter.

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Remi Warren is fired up.

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Christopher Gill (Ridge Pounder) keeps an eye out for the bear’s return.

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Pat O’Connel

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The group remains on alert following the bear encounter.