A black bear is one of several hundred that roam Shenandoah National Park, a steep increase from only two bears found in the park in 1937. Photo by National Park Service/Neil Lewis
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VIDEO: 5 survival myths that could get you killed

You might think you have what it takes to survive a day in the wild, but there a few myths floating around that could put you in serious danger.

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Think you can find north using moss, or suck venom out of a snake bite? You might want to think again. 

There’s a lot of folklore about survival tips, and the folks at Business Insider have tackled five of them that aren’t true - or at least aren’t always true.  

Watch Business Insider’s video below for the full explanation.

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