A Swedish man pulled from a snowed-in car said he survived after being trapped for two months, the Guardian reports. Doctors believe he might have gone into a bear-like hibernation mode, allowing him to withstand sub-zero temperatures and sustain himself on just ice and snow.
Peter Skyllberg, 44, is now recovering at Umea University Hospital in northeastern Sweden. His car reportedly became stuck in a snowdrift on Dec. 19 when he drove off a main road. Two months later, snowmobilers happened upon the vehicle, assuming they’d found an abandoned wreck. When they scraped off the snow, they..
realized a man lay in the backseat, wrapped in a sleeping bag.