A hiker, stranded in the Canadian wilderness, ate his dog just three days after the dog saved his life, reported Saturday's New York Post.
The sad saga began after a bear destroyed 44-year-old Marco Lavoie's food supply, as well as his means of transportation - a canoe.
On the day that the bear invaded Lavoie's camp, his faithful companion, a German shepherd, successfully chased the menace-maker away...likely saving the man's life.
Lavoie did not return the favor - instead, just three days after being saved from a savage mauling, the stranded hiker decided to hit his dog over the head with a rock. After killing his 4-legged friend, Lavoie ate him.
Experts have stated that Lavoie's decision to eat his dog was a good one - in fact, they note that the decision may have saved his life.
However, some dog lovers question the man's decision, noting that he managed to survive for another three months after the dog was gone.
Lavoie's time alone was not easy - by the time that he was finally discovered, he had lost half of his body weight and was suffering from hypothermia; he remains in critical condition.
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