WARNING: Do Not Take Selfies with Bears

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15 Sep 2017, 7:50 pm

"Fabrocini recalls, among other things, witnessing a woman walk up to the bears trying to take a selfie, while carrying her child.

"You read that right. A mom with her child approached three wild animals."

http://www.9news.com/news/local/police-remind-people-not-to-take-selfies-with-bears-as-if-that-has-to-be-said/474905898



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15 Sep 2017, 8:05 pm

Lesson Learned: Only domestic animals should be regarded as "cute and fuzzy".

Wild animals will kill you. The wild is basically a perpetual war zone. All wild animals are hardened survivors. They tend to behave as such.


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15 Sep 2017, 8:30 pm

Well, being a bit of a rebel, I just couldn't resist ...

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16 Sep 2017, 7:21 am

words to live by.



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16 Sep 2017, 9:09 am

Unless you are Russian.Then you have the family portrait taken with one.


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16 Sep 2017, 11:47 pm

That reminds me of the Grizzly Man. He would spend about 6 months of every year in Alaska with bears. I think he did it for 13 years. Then one day a grizzly bear made the Grizzly Man a grisly man.



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17 Sep 2017, 8:20 pm

Someone who pulls an idiotic stunt like that deserves a Darwin Award.


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17 Sep 2017, 9:58 pm

When I was in Colorado there were tourists going right up to bull elk snapping pictures.Just becuse it eats grass doesn't mean it won't stomp your ass.


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17 Sep 2017, 10:02 pm

Misslizard wrote:
When I was in Colorado there were tourists going right up to bull elk snapping pictures.Just becuse it eats grass doesn't mean it won't stomp your ass.


Deer kill more people than any other wild animal, especially when they lose their fear of humans.


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17 Sep 2017, 10:06 pm

While I was walking the Appalachian Trail in the Grayson Highlands in Virginia,
there were all these signs saying "Do not bother the wild horses."
Well no worries, because one of the wild horses decided to take the initiative and bother ME!
Came right up to me and grabbed the pocket of my jacket with her teeth,
probably looking for an apple.

The horse went back to grazing on discovering that I had no food with me.



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17 Sep 2017, 10:06 pm


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17 Sep 2017, 10:07 pm

Kraichgauer wrote:
Misslizard wrote:
When I was in Colorado there were tourists going right up to bull elk snapping pictures.Just becuse it eats grass doesn't mean it won't stomp your ass.


Deer kill more people than any other wild animal, especially when they lose their fear of humans.


Have come across some deer in my time face to face, was glad to be able to walk away safely.

That said, I read somewhere that the most dangerous wild animal on the planet
is the lowly mosquito.



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17 Sep 2017, 11:12 pm

the_phoenix wrote:
While I was walking the Appalachian Trail in the Grayson Highlands in Virginia,
there were all these signs saying "Do not bother the wild horses."
Well no worries, because one of the wild horses decided to take the initiative and bother ME!
Came right up to me and grabbed the pocket of my jacket with her teeth,
probably looking for an apple.

The horse went back to grazing on discovering that I had no food with me.


Beautiful place though with awesome views...


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17 Sep 2017, 11:58 pm

Kraichgauer wrote:
Misslizard wrote:
When I was in Colorado there were tourists going right up to bull elk snapping pictures.Just becuse it eats grass doesn't mean it won't stomp your ass.


Deer kill more people than any other wild animal, especially when they lose their fear of humans.

They also eat more gardens.


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18 Sep 2017, 12:02 am

Misslizard wrote:
Kraichgauer wrote:
Misslizard wrote:
When I was in Colorado there were tourists going right up to bull elk snapping pictures.Just becuse it eats grass doesn't mean it won't stomp your ass.


Deer kill more people than any other wild animal, especially when they lose their fear of humans.

They also eat more gardens.


Yes, they're a threat to corn and asparagus everywhere!


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