Bar Sundström was attacked by a bear during the first day of hunting, in August 2023. His 14-year-old son rescued him, and the Swede decided to eat the bear with his family.
Pär Sundström can enjoy it “final revenge”. The Swede, 42, devoured a bear at the beginning of February during a family meal, and not just any bear: the bear that inflicted an impressive gash on his face at the end of August 2023, during the first day of the hunt. Besides him, his son Evert, 15, can also enjoy the mammal that has made him famous in the country, since he rescued his father.
At the end of August, the two men were surprised by a bear in the forest near Ljusdal. In a few seconds, the forty-year-old man was bitten in the face and thrown to the ground in front of his son. The latter, who was then 14 years old, gathered his courage with both hands, and “Hit the bear's head as hard as you can with your clenched hand.” Thanks to his karate lessons, in statements reported by the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet . Then the struggle began, and the bear bit the teenager's arm until his father was disfigured. He regained consciousness and shot the animal, killing it.
Tacos, goulash, skewers
Bar Sundstrom was taken to hospital, and narrowly survived. Six months later, the bite is still visible on his face and the scarring will likely never go away. He has some “It's enough that people stare at him when he goes to the supermarket.”But he adapts to it before undertaking a new operation. He prefers to focus on the contents of his freezer. While he was recovering, his friends skinned the bear for meat.
Father and son decided to eat it. “We decided from the beginning that if we killed a bear, we would make tacos out of its meat if it was edible,” he said. Barr said Aftonbladet. Cooking a taco with the bear that bit me in the face must be the ultimate revenge. The meat was used not only for the Mexican dish, but also for goulash, skewers, kutbollar (a recipe based on meatballs), at Christmas, bear bones, and even bear meat sauce.
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