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Day 4: Missing hunter Jamey Mosch found alive in Everglades

Jamey Mosch's father, Kevin Whitney, left, 50, of North Fort Myers, is congratulated by Eric Padilla of North Fort Myers, center, and Billy Tipton of Alva, two of the hunters who accompanied Mosch into Big Cypress National Preserve on Monday. Tipton is holding his daughter, Gracie Jean Tipton, 2.

Photo by DAVID ALBERS

Jamey Mosch's father, Kevin Whitney, left, 50, of North Fort Myers, is congratulated by Eric Padilla of North Fort Myers, center, and Billy Tipton of Alva, two of the hunters who accompanied Mosch into Big Cypress National Preserve on Monday. Tipton is holding his daughter, Gracie Jean Tipton, 2.

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  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer missing hunter Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer missing hunter Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight.
  • Sgt. David Pitts, a Desoto County corrections officer, was guiding a 2-year-old bloodhound, Max, near a pond when the dog caught the scent of Jamey Mosch on Friday morning and found him alive in the Big Cypress National Preserve after being lost for nearly five days.
  • Jamey Mosch's father, Kevin Whitney, left, 50, of North Fort Myers, is congratulated by Eric Padilla of North Fort Myers, center, and Billy Tipton of Alva, two of the hunters who accompanied Mosch into Big Cypress National Preserve on Monday. Tipton is holding his daughter, Gracie Jean Tipton, 2.
  • Jamey Mosch's father, Kevin Whitney, left, 50, of North Fort Myers, is congratulated by Eric Padilla of North Fort Myers, center, and Billy Tipton of Alva, two of the hunters who accompanied Mosch into Big Cypress National Preserve on Monday. Tipton is holding his daughter, Gracie Jean Tipton, 2.
  • Jamey Mosch's twin sister, Julie Crawford, 30, hugs her husband, Steve, left, while Jamey's older sister, Tonia Driscoll, 33, hugs their mother, Maureen Mosch-Whitney, at the scene after learning that Mosch was found alive after being lost for nearly five days in Big Cypress National Preserve.
  • Jamey Mosch's mother and twin sister, Maureen Mosch-Whitney and Julie Crawford, from left, talk to the media after they learn that Jamey was found alive after being missing this week in the Big Cypress National Preserve.
  • Jamey Mosch's mother and twin sister, Maureen Mosch-Whitney and Julie Crawford, from left, talk to the media after they learn that Jamey was found alive after being missing this week in the Big Cypress National Preserve.
  • Hunter Jamey Mosch, 30, of North Fort Myers, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight.
  • Jamey Mosch's father, Kevin Whitney, left, 50, of North Fort Myers, reacts after learning that Jamey was found alive in Big Cypress National Preserve after being lost for nearly five days.
  • Jamey Mosch's father, Kevin Whitney, left, 50, of North Fort Myers, is congratulated by Eric Padilla of North Fort Myers, center, and Billy Tipton of Alva, two of the hunters who accompanied Mosch into Big Cypress National Preserve on Monday. Tipton is holding his daughter, Gracie Jean Tipton, 2.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight. Mosch, hunting in Big Cypress National Preserve, was lost for nearly five days.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight. Mosch, hunting in Big Cypress National Preserve, was lost for nearly five days.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight. Mosch, hunting in Big Cypress National Preserve, was lost for nearly five days.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight. Mosch, hunting in Big Cypress National Preserve, was lost for nearly five days.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight. Mosch, hunting in Big Cypress National Preserve, was lost for nearly five days.
  • Med-Flight helicopter crewmen transfer Jamey Mosch, 30, from the Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to Med-Flight.
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  • On their first day of involvement in the 4-day search effort, DeSoto Correctional Institution Sgt. Tim Farley, officer Ely Mares and Sgt. David Pitts, left to right, were responsible for tracking down and rescuing hunter Jamey Mosch with the help of their bloodhound, Max, in the Big Cypress National Preserve on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in Naples. The hunter went missing in the Everglades Monday, Nov. 16 when he separated from his hunting party. David Albers/Staff
  • Jamey Mosch is transfered from a Collier County Sheriff's Office helicopter to a Collier County MedFlight helicopter after spending four days missing in the swamps of the Big Cypress National Preserve on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, in Naples. The hunter went missing in the Everglades Monday, Nov. 16 when he separated from his hunting party. David Albers/Staff

Jamey Mosch, 30, of North Fort Myers, was found alive Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, after being lost since Monday afternoon in Big Cypress National Preserve in eastern Collier County.

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