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By John R. Bolton
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Topic - Bruce Palmer
The teens had been advised to play dead if they encountered a grizzly during their excursion in the Alaska wilderness.
A grizzly pounced so furiously on a group of teenagers in the Alaska wilderness that they did not have time to pull out their bear deterrent spray to defend themselves, the father of one of the boys said Monday.
A grizzly bear that was with her cub attacked several teens participating in a survival-skills course in remote wilderness in Alaska, badly mauling two in the group, state troopers said Sunday.
Boas has training as an emergency medical technician, said Bruce Palmer, the spokesman for the Lander, Wyo.-based National Outdoor Leadership School.
"Our basic goal is that when a student graduates from the NOLS course, they have the experience and background to be able to take other people out into the backcountry," he said. "We're training people to be outdoor leaders."