According to travelers, the Eskimos, having noticed a swimming polar bear, which is rather helpless in this position, did not just chase him on kayaks, but sent him towards his camp. Only near it and not far from the coast did they engage in a battle with a formidable predator. As a result, they did not have to drag a heavy carcass or parts of it over a considerable distance. So the joke about the Chukchi, which reproaches the well-aimed, brave, but stupid shooter for a premature shot that interrupted the bear’s run for the hunters towards their house, is not without truth.
Indeed, few of us, pulling the trigger, think about how to deliver an almost weightless snipe, and even more so a heavy carcass of the beast to the nearest transport or immediately home. It seems that experienced hunters, Continue reading