Man dragged away by a bear is found ALIVE one month later looking a mummy after being kept inside its den for a future meal

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A MAN resembling a “mummy” has been found alive in a bear’s den a month after the beast attacked him and kept him in its lair for a future meal.

Named only as Alexander, the victim was severely injured and close to death when hunting dogs found him in Russia’s remote Tuva region.

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Medics say its a miracle Alexander survived after being found close to death inside the bear’s den[/caption]

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He was dragged a brown bear’s lair and kept for a future meal (stock picture)[/caption]

The emaciated man was rushed to hospital where medics discovered he’d broken his spine after being set upon by the brown bear.

He told doctors that the predator had overpowered him  – then tossed him in its den where it kept him hostage for a month.


Alexander explained: “The bear preserved me as food for later. I drank my own urine to survive.”

A group of Russian hunters found Alexander after their dogs barked and refused to move on from a bear’s den they passed in the forest, it’s reported.

The region is favoured by Vladimir Putin for vacations.

When the hunters checked inside the lair the saw what they believed to be a “human mummy” – until they realised he was alive.

The bear preserved me as food for later. I drank my own urine to survive


A hospital video shows the bearded man opening his eyes and confirming his first name.

He was described as having “severe injuries and rotting tissue” from lying motionless for so long in the den.

“Local medics say they cannot explain how the man survived such injuries,” said the report.

The exact location where he was found has not been revealed, nor the name of the hospital where he was treated.

He was spoken to by medical staff in Russian rather than the local Tuvan language.
Brown bears are known to hide their prey and return to feast on it later.

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Rey Gore/The Siberian Times

Alexander was emaciated and told how he drank his own urine while held captive in the beast’s den in Russia[/caption]

Rey Gore/The Siberian Times

Alexander was severely wounded[/caption]

Rey Gore/The Siberian Times

The brown bear dragged him into its lair[/caption] Siberian Times

Hunting dogs found him in Russia’s remote Tuva region, pictured[/caption]

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