The past and further adventures of Troy Hurtubise (of grizzly) (Part 1 of 3)

Ig Nobel Prize winner Troy Hurtubise explains in exquisite detail why and how he has spent 25 years building and testing a suit of armor to protect himself against grizzly bears. Vice presents a three-part interview with Troy.

Here’s part 1, about his grizzly bear work:


BONUS (from 2001): When Troy Met a Kodiak Bear

BONUS: Troy demonstrates that he, like a bear, can eat ants:

BONUS: Old, unreal ants you can’t eat

BONUS: The scientist who ate 100 ants, repeatedly

PS. Yes—and sorry!—there is a typo in the headline of this blog item. It should say “…of grizzly fame”