Man fights off grizzly bear with penknife in Canada

Man fights off grizzly bear with penknife in Canada
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A man has fought off a grizzly bear with a small penknife after he was charged at by the animal in Canada.

45-year-old Colin Dowler said he also tried eye gouging as the bear tried to eat his leg, according to the Irish Daily Star. 

Ultimately a small stab wound to his neck made the animal back off.

A bear with a stab wound to the neck was later shot in the same area for so-called predatory behaviour.

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