Today we’ll talk about the dangers that await in the Arctic, in the polar regions. We analyze in detail each factor and opportunity to defend himself, to withdraw from the snow captivity to the people and be saved.
Frost, wind, cold. The main and the main enemy in the Arctic. To keep warm, do not freeze of course, need to have a good winter clothes with natural fur. The same shoes with thick soles. But this is not enough. When it is the polar night, blowing strong katabatic wind and frost to -60 degrees. and you can not sit in a shelter, a person can protect only the clothes with an additional internal heating.
Snowstorms. During a snowstorm, you can lose your way, be reduced to a pulp in the struggle with the wind and the raging snow flow, and fall exhausted and freezing to death. It is recommended that at the beginning of a snow storm burrow deeper into the snow and wait out the bad weather.
Carnivorous animals. The Arctic is, in fact, more dangerous to human predators: polar bear, Arctic wolf and sometimes in these regions can be driven lynx. A small number of predators does not say that you are safe – you and a hungry polar bear enough…
How to defend against attacks Arctic predators? Avoid them. If you have noticed and considered prey – I will not be able to escape: bad people running in the snow, and predators – perfectly. You can save if you have heavy weapons: not some shotgun with buckshot or a gun, powerful automatic shotgun, machine gun, etc. Polar bear you no gopher. To fill it, not angry, you need a weapon with very good penetrating ability, able to hit vital organs bear, having a thick skin and a layer of fat, which warms the animals in the harsh conditions of the North.
But Antarctica is not found a single person threatening predator.