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Hunter found after 19 days in California wilderness

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UKIAH, Calif. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - A 72-year-old hunter who got hurt in a Northern California forest and was lost for 19 days survived by eating squirrels and lizards and covering himself with leaves to stay warm.

Gene Penaflor was found Saturday in Mendocino National Forest by other hunters who carried him to safety in a makeshift stretcher.

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