Sask. man recovering in hospital after wolf attack at Cameco mine

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“A 26-year-old man is recovering in hospital after being attacked by a wolf while on shift at a northern Saskatchewan mine.

The incident happened Monday morning at 12:05 a.m. CST at Cameco’s Cigar Lake uranium mine, about 660 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

Cameco spokesperson, Rob Gereghty told CBC News that a contractor at the mine was mauled by an unprovoked wolf while taking his lunch break outside.”<<<Read More>>>

Wolf attack in northern Saskatchewan 3rd in 12 years

“On Dec. 31, 2004, Cameco miner Fred Desjarlais was jumped by a wolf outside the Key Lake mine. Desjarlais wrestled the wolf to submission before being rescued by a busload of co-workers.

And then ten months later, Ontario geology student Kenton Carnegie was killed by wolves at Points North Landing, a mining supply camp in the same area as Key Lake.”<<<Read More>>>