Thanks to Izzy for the heads up on this story.
According to a Norwegian newspaper, a young boy and his sister were attacked by a moose, and the boy taunted the moose away from his sister and then played dead so that the moose would lose aggro and leave. “Just like you learn in level 30 in World of Warcraft,” the boy is reported as saying.
Which goes to show, gaming saves lives.
However, my level 23 Night Elf Hunter, Leafgarrett, would have been moose food.
Also however, if it had been a mountain lion instead of a moose, the strategy might not have worked.