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Montana Only 6th Best-Prepared for Zombie Apocalypse

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A new study re-affirms what many Montanans have long-since known: in case of a zombie apocalypse, undead, cannibal fiends stand no chance in the Big Sky state.

Having one of the lowest obesity rates and highest rates of gun-ownership, not to mention sharp survival skills and paint ball mastery, it's no wonder Montana tops the nation as one of the toughest opponents of zombie takeover.

But only sixth? The study, conducted by Estately, pits Montana sixth behind Alaska, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho and New Mexico (in order).

Estately used factors such as military personnel, veterans, physical fitness, survival skills and gun ownership to rank the states.

Having once prepared to take on an army of the walking dead, Montanans have proved themselves a tough zombie foe and should perhaps be considered for a slot in the Top 3.

In it's commentary on the top ten best prepared states, Estately bloggers described Montana as such:

"The state's residents previously prepared to face the zombie apocalypse, but that was because pranksters hacked into a TV station's EAS and broadcasted a message that the zombie apocalypse had begun. Had that not been a test, those zombies would have experienced the full wrath of Montana's arsenal because that state is heavily armed."

Not to mention Montana has a solid population of bears, wolves and mountain lions that could prove a natural predator of zombies.

However, wild animal-to-human ratio was not a factor in the study.

The least prepared states? New York, Washington D.C., Mississippi and, in dead last, New Jersey.

All of which are far away from the safe haven that Montana will be before, during and after the Zompocalypse.

To read the full results of the study click here

 

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